Navigating Christmas – top tips from an adoptive parent

Top tips from an adoptive parent who navigated last Christmas… but only just!

FASD – disability or learning difficulty?

A new factsheet on FASD – diagnosis of disability or learning difficulty has just been published by the FASD Network, working collaboratively with FASD Hub South West to help families navigate the terminology and to seek additional support where needed

How can we support dissociative children and young people?

In the run up to Christmas, FASD Hub South West thought it would be helpful to come away from the tinsel and to link with professionals where we aim to

Quality mark recognises best practice by Adopt South West

We have achieved a prestigious status for our work in finding caring families for children in the region.

Helpful resources to help navigate the holidays and festivities

Parents and Adopt South West team members share resources to navigate the festive season.

The impact of our conference on adopters – “Connecting birth parents”

Karen tells us: “I think the conference really had an impact on many adopters who have looked at their own letterbox agreement, and felt more empathy for birth parents.” Find out how Karen is connecting birth families.

The A-Z of Trauma-Informed Teaching by Sarah Naish

Louise shares her review by saying it is written by authors who understand the present difficulties and limitations in many educational settings. This book will give you the confidence and knowledge to support your child’s school to understand trauma, and to build a strong home and school relationship.

The Very Wobbly Christmas, book review by Luke

Luke aged 13 gives us his review of this book, which shares the powerful message of therapeutic parenting and a gentle reminder for both parents and children that it’s okay for us all to feel a bit wobbly at Christmas time.