Catalogue by keywords / Against the odds - adopting mentally handicapped children

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT UK-004
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Title Against the odds - adopting mentally handicapped children
Author MACASKILL Catherine
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1985
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
Editor
Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
Distributor BAAF
Page 100
Price £4.00
ISBN 0 903534 58 4
Type of material Book
Language of document

Document information
Document description Evaluation
Country concerned UNITED KINGDOM
UNITED STATES
Index Prepa-adoption-child
Special-needs-child
Follow-up-adoption
Disabled
Prepa-adoption-paps
Desinstitutional
Worktool
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text No 6 in BAAF Discussion Series: Study of adoptive families of disabled children - The author describes her first encounters with American adoptive families of "hard-to-place" children, and how this practice, by enthusiastic pioneers, spread throughout the United States and Great Britain. Description of all aspects of this type of adoption through the study of twenty families in the UK.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Health
Psychology
Social work -->
Potential users All
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents