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  • The Power of Connections panel of experience

    Come along to The Power of Connections conference in Bristol on 8 October. Listen to the panel sessions, hear from our keynote speaker Beverley Barnett-Jones and choose from a wide-range of workshops for adoptive parents, adopted adults and supporting professionals. Read more

  • Adoption UK urges government to guarantee summer born children a place in reception class at age five

    Adoption UK has today written an open letter to the Minister for the School System, Baroness Barran, urging the government to reconsider its decision to cancel plans for legislation that would have guaranteed summer born children a place in reception class at age five, where parents believe that to be in their child's best interest. Read more

  • New CEO will champion work with adopted people

    Meet our new CEO, Emily Frith, as she champions bringing the voice of adopted people to the forefront of what we do at Adoption UK. Her rich experience and values make her 'the right leader at the right time' for AUK. She will be at our Annual Conference on October 8th – come and talk to her about the AUK you’d like to see! Read more

  • Complicated Connections

    Attending a family funeral prompted Ann Bell to reflect on the complicated family connections in adopted peoples' lives. This blog marks the run up to our conference The Power of Connections on 8 October, which ties in the experiences of adopted adults, through a panel discussion and workshops. Read more

  • West End star leads choir of young people to help raise awareness of FASD

    On 9th September the single featuring West End star, Darren Day, will be released to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Read more

  • Making Happy Memories

    An adopter writes about making wonderful memories at a summer camp for adoptive families. Read more