The POTATO group

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Children’s Society initiative

Our Chairperson has been in touch with the Childrens Society and because we have a lot of common ground we felt you all might like to get on board with their letter to your MP initiative. An opportunity to get…

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Last minute NVR course

NVR course places available at PAC in London

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Researching adopted young people

  Social Outcomes and Early Life Experiences: Thoughts and Behaviour in Adolescence    Researchers from the University of Manchester would like to invite you and your adolescent to participate in a new extension of the Social Outcomes and Early Life Experiences (SOCIAL) study.  Children…

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Section 20, please help the investigation.

The family rights group would like to hear from those involved in Section 20. There's a significant group of Adoptive parents who have one or more young people who are unable to manage in a family.Often, they end up in…

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Blogging for Bamboo

Several members have submitted pieces and they have been accepted onto the Adoption Social website.  We have had an excellent lot of feedback from these pieces, our most recent conclusion of the Bamboo Scaffolding set of pieces. If you would…

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Arts Pictures 

If you were wondering what sort of Art the Arts day is about- here are some pictures of the work produced. (With permission of the artists.)

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Arts Day

This weekend it is the POTATO arts day and several members are looking to attend with lots of creativity. We are a group that physically meets up as well as using our facebook and conferences plus individual face to face…

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Bamboo scaffolding

  Welcome to this months trilogy of Blog pieces all about the wonderful founder member from our group taking her TAT (Traumatised adopted teen) away on an amazing break together. Hugely brave and funny, this Blog is an exciting read….

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Relationships blog

This blog piece is a fascinating insight into life of a member who has a changing reality of relationships.  We understand the separation rate in adoption is similar to that of parents with children who have additional needs.  But there are…

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Blog Buster!

Thank you all for your warm support of our blog pieces. Our website traffic has increased and we have been getting lots of positive feedback. The Adoption Social and The Open Nest have joined us in this venture. Please do…

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