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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-10-001
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Title Adoption Today
Author Adoption UK (formerly PPIAS)
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General information
Date published/issue 05-00-1995
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
Editor
Publisher Adoption UK, Lower Boddington, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 6YB
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Type of material Periodical
Language of document

Document information
Document description Commentaries
Testimony
Country concerned
Index Foster-care
Awareness-raising
Paps-info-counsel
Adoption-domestic
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Quarterly publication (formerly published with the name Adoption UK) from the newly named Adoption UK (formerly P.P.I.A.S. - Parent to Parent Information on Adoption Services), organisation which was formed in 1971 by a group of adoptive parents of "hard-to-place" children for the purpose of providing support, advice and encouragement for prospective and existing adopters and permanent substitute families.This organisation works closely with BAAF -British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering- and like them offers a computerised family finding service. Publication is in two sections. Section one contains editorial articles and articles written by parents on their experiences in adoption, by social workers, and other actors in the different stages of the adoption process. Other information and commentaries on adoption in the UK. Book reviews on recent adoption-related material. Announcements of meetings and conferences, as well as advice lines and other support for adoptive families and their children. Section Two "Children who wait" features information on children waiting to be adopted compiled and presented by social workers working for individual agencies, County Council or city Borough offices. (Single Issue- no. 73 of May 1995).

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Parents