adoption

Adoption’s a no brainer

Diagrama adopters David and Adam share their experience of becoming parents, to encourage more members of the LGBT community to consider fostering and adoption.
Gay adopters David and Adam share their experience

When you're asked to write 500 to 600 words about adoption, the mind goes a little blank. Not through lack of anything to say, oh no!

Adopting Maisie

One couple's story of adoption and overcoming a rocky first few weeks

With a desperate shortage of BME adopters, children from Black and minority ethnic (BME) heritage often have to wait much longer to find their forever home.

Secret diary of an adoptive parent

Here adopter Eliza* recalls how the invaluable support from an understanding headteacher made all the difference when two of their three adopted children faced starting their new school a few years ago.

Education can be a common challenge for adopters. Finding the right support for your child throughout their school life is crucial but can be a bit of a minefield.

Adoption support - were we expecting too much?

Diagrama adopters David and Rachel* share their thoughts on their expectations and experience of support when they adopted their two young children.
Grandparents can play a vital role in supporting adopters

One of the first things we had to do when we embarked on our adoption journey in Stage 1 was to complete an eco map detailing all the people we had available to support us in different ways.

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