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AGM and Conference 2017

AGM and Conference details 2017

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Cancelled LAC review.

Ever wondered how it feels to be on the receiving end of Social Care’s cancellations? Our group is made up of functional families to traumatised and therefore dysfunctional young people. Several of these young people can’t manage family life so…

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LBC Interview, POTATO members

We have had a very busy week here in POTATO land, with interviews, pieces on TV, radio  and social media. This interview was with two members of our group (using alias to protect their family identities.) Generally talking about some…

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Today is TV & Media day!

Several members along with POTATO chair being interviewed for the BBC re long term adoption issues & support.

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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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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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