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Questions about adoption from LGBTQ+ people

Here are some questions from LGBT+ people about adoption that we’ve answered.

New Family Social podcast: Adoption, fostering and tea

The UK’s LGBTQ+ adoption and fostering charity, New Family Social add new episodes to its series of podcasts discussing adoption and fostering with people “who’ve done it”:

ARFID: If your child is a picky eater, they could be scared of food

The BBC news has recently highlighted the huge challenges of living and supporting the eating disorder ‘ARFID’, a common co-occurring condition for those who have trauma, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or Autism.

Thriving Adoptees podcasts

Podcasts for adopted people where guests help listeners along their unique healing journey and see their worth.

Free Outdoor Employment Programme

Outdoor Employment Programme is an entirely free programme that trains young people aged 16 to 25-years-old to become an outdoor activity instructor in a variety of outdoor activities including kayaking, canoeing, sailing, climbing and high ropes.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: FASD Hub South West

FASD Hub South West is a parent-led support group for adoptive parents of children, young people, and adults with or without a formal diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) across the South West of England.

Voice and Influence Group for adopted young people

We are setting up a Voice and Influence Group for adopted young people in our region and we want your young person to be a part of this.

Free Eating disorder online workshops for parents and carers

Funded by the NHS, these online courses offer five free sessions to carers/parents supporting undiagnosed and diagnosed eating disorder needs, using the ‘New Maudsley’ approach.