To whom, wanted to be a parent and trying to make their own baby. Among them, there are few people who willing to adopt a child and take good care without feeling different. In most cases, attention is drawn by babies, toddlers, and other young children. When it comes to teens, there is less possibility of finding a family for a teenager. According to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF): “Teenagers between the ages of 15 to 17 years old wait, on average, twice as long for an adoptive home, compared to children who are 14 years of age and younger. Currently, about one in five children waiting to be adopted are teenagers.”
As per the National Foster Youth Institute, 23,000 teens turn 18 without being adopted every year while it leads to 20% of them are becoming homeless. The advertisement links below based on a true story where you think about getting elder without a family. Jordon was adopted by a couple who already have two children. This video contains the way he welcomed to the family. This tearful advertisement has a strong and meaningful message which calls for the feelings of lonely teenagers.
There is a kind invitation for those who anticipate adopting a child. It is much appreciating to reconsider the age of the child you want to take care of. As well as toddlers, teenagers also need love and affection while reminding every child is the same. Despite their age, they all are waiting not only for home but also a warm family.