Local authorities underestimate adoption breakdowns, study suggests

Neil Puffett
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Adoption breakdowns are higher than official figures suggest with lack of post adoption support a major factor in placements being disrupted, a study commissioned by the Department for Education has concluded.

Children who were younger when they were adopted were less likely to become disruptive. Picture: Morguefile
Children who were younger when they were adopted were less likely to become disruptive. Picture: Morguefile

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