International FASD Awareness Day 2018

9 September 2018 marks International FASD Awareness Day - a day which focuses on the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and addresses the plight of individuals and families who struggle with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

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July-August round up

Welcome to this round-up article, highlighting some of the important projects and programmes CoramBAAF has been engaged in over July and August 2018 – plus a look-ahead at other projects, conferences and publications.

Shelagh Beckett

Five questions with Shelagh Beckett - Childcare Consultant

We spoke to Childcare Consultant Shelagh Beckett ahead of the CoramBAAF conference 'Beyond Together or Apart', at which she will be speaking. The conference will also mark the launch of the new Good Practice Guide 'Beyond together or apart', which updates our earlier, extremely popular title 'Together or apart?'.


Department for Education - Adoption Register Consultation is open until 27 July

 The Department for Education has published a targeted consultation on the Adoption Register Regulations. The consultation seeks views from Adoption Register users, as well as sector organisations, on whether DfE should amend Regulations in order to increase the amount of information an approved prospective adopter is able to view about a child on the Adoption Register.