Non-Recurring Adoption Costs

One-time adoption expenses, which may be at least partially reimbursed by States up to a maximum amount to families adopting children with special needs. Allowable expenses for this reimbursement benefit can include the cost of a home study, adoption fees, court costs, attorney fees, physical and psychological examinations, travel to visit with the child prior to the placement, and other expenses related to the legal adoption of a child with special needs.

Source: Children Welfare Information Gateway