Further research

Documentaries, Webinars & Podcasts

Articles, reports and books

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Paid resources: research articles and books

There are a number of excellent paid resources available online and offline, including autobiographies, novels, children’s books and journal articles. Many of these resources can be found by using a brief keyword search in an internet search engine (e.g. Google). When using these resources please keep in mind that every adoption journey is different, some resources were produced a number of years ago, and rules relating to adoption vary greatly over time and between countries.

Listed below are some resources that may be of interest.


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