Life story

“Children deserve the best life story work we can give them”

Photo: chagin / Adobe Stock By Hannah Walker, Life Story Librarian for Sharing Stories at CCS Adoption * names have been changed Baby Charlie * couldn’t live with his biological family, but they were determined to let him know where he was from. Although at times painful, Charlie’s biological mother and maternal biological grandparents all […]

Life story

Tips for undertaking a life history work

Photo: sepy / Fotolia Life story work is more than just finishing a book that describes events in the life of a child or youth. In a Community Care Inform guide, Elaine Dibben, adoption and family development consultant for CoramBAAF, explains how to use life history work to help adopted children explore and understand their […]