Podcast

Podcast Season 2: Episode 5 – The Adoption Process, Creativity and Life Story Books

Hear personal and professional perspectives with our podcast guests: Joanne Stoddart, Blue Cabin team member and Panel Manager at Adoption Tees Valley and Tommy Dylan, adoptive parent and Creative Technologist and Researcher at Northumbria University.

What role does life story work play in the adoption process?

Hear personal and professional perspectives with our podcast guests: Joanne Stoddart, Blue Cabin team member and Panel Manager at Adoption Tees Valley and Tommy Dylan, adoptive parent and Creative Technologist and Researcher at Northumbria University.

We discuss life story books, the use of imagery, and how we can improve the information given to children and parents.

Produced and mixed by Will Sadler of Anya Media. You can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts including Apple, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Audible.

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