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The adopter's handbook on education

| Eileen Fursland

This is a must-read book for any parent seeking to support their adopted child through school. It contains information advice and ideas on: choosing and starting a new school; working with a child's school and teachers; financial and other support available for previously looked after children; and rights, special needs support, exclusion and alternative provision.

Practice Note 68. Reducing the risks of environmental tobacco smoke for looked after children and their carers

| Mary Mather and Karen Lehner, revised and updated by Ellie Johnson

This Practice Note updates previous CoramBAAF guidance in the light of changing scientific information and the improved understanding of the effects on health of exposure to passive or second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco. This guidance also considers the use of electronic cigarettes/vaping devices by substitute carers.

Two dads

| Carolyn Robertson

Having two dads is double the fun! Many families are different, this family has two dads. A beautifully illustrated, affirming story of life with two dads, written from the perspective of their adopted child.

Two mums and a menagerie

| Carolyn Robertson

Many families are different, this one has two mums. They have plenty of space and plenty of love, but will the mums and their children be able to manage their ever expanding animal family? A fun and lively book with delightful illustrations that presents a same sex family in a positive way. A fantastic read for children from LGBT families and adopted children.

Two mums

| Carolyn Robertson

A beautifully illustrated, affirming story of life with two mums written from the perspective of their child. Written in easy to follow rhyming text, the story celebrates the diversity of LGBT family life with humour and warmth; all families are special in their own way.

Child care law Northern Ireland

| Michael Long

This quick reference guide presents a useful overview and accessible summary of the main legal provisions and principles affecting the law relating to child care in Northern Ireland. New updated 2018 edition.

Dealing with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

| Mary Mather

This authoritative Good Practice Guide is an essential read for all those working with or looking after fostered and adopted children who may be affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to help ensure that they provide the support these children need to reach their full potential.