We are committed to offering and promoting equal, diverse and inclusive opportunities and environments concerning looked after children in the UK. This section brings together all the news, publications, training and events that we provide in support of this commitment.
Ethnicity encompasses the unique experiences and dynamics that arise from diverse cultural backgrounds. It involves navigating topics of identity, culture, and understanding the importance of heritage. Creating inclusive environments, promoting cultural diversity, and providing support and resources are essential to achieve a sense of belonging, pride, and connection.See more
In LGBTQ+ adoption, fostering, and kinship families, individuals and couples who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer face distinct challenges and opportunities. This includes navigating acceptance, societal norms, and legal considerations while building supportive family structures.See more
Mental health in adoption, fostering, and kinship families is about the well-being and resilience of both children and caregivers. It involves challenges like attachment, trauma, identity, and adjusting to new family dynamics. Support and resources are important for creating stability and nurturing relationships in these families.See more
Neurodiversity recognises and embraces the wide range of neurological differences and abilities among children and young people. It involves understanding and supporting diverse neurotypes, such as autism, ADHD, and other developmental differences. Creating inclusive environments, promoting acceptance, and providing tailored support can make a real difference to care experienced children and young people.See more