Learning about adoption
A useful guide for adoptive parents
What it is and what it means – a guide for children and young people.
Offering answers to the sorts of questions children ask
Including language impairment, epilepsy, childminding, fostering and adoption, rating books, the Golden Jubilee, running away, safeguarding, ‘research’ and Mittel Appenzell.
Sharing the problems: a book based on experience.
Using narratives to facilitate attachment in adopted children
A release from the Department for Education.
Including Scotland Street School Museum, the influence of individuals, Tell Us Once, adoption and Prime Ministers, character and child care, Youth and Policy, possible Ph D topics and ‘research’ (mainly about busy mums)
A book for adopted children and their families to get to know each other.
A story to help children facing adoption to understand what’s happening.
Long-term relationships are important for a successful childhood, whatever the setting.
It is not only the children who pay the price
A collation of child care research which challenged current thinking
What grandmother thought should be learnt by professionals
The benefits of adoption compared with foster care and return home
Research into adoption, fostering and residential care with surprising conclusions
The fifth and final part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent
The fourth part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent
A landmark study of children in long-term care
The third part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent
Techniques for assessing and preparing children for adoption
The second part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent
Including the recession, generations, social workers’ attitudes to residential child care, working methods, Catholic adoption societies, bouncers and voluntary work
The first part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent
The social pedagogy angle on the case of Josef Fritzl
Child protection interests and Government adoption policy have combined to take children from their parents.