Over a quarter of adopted families in crisis, survey shows (BBC News)

More than a quarter of adopted families are in crisis, according to a survey by the BBC and charity Adoption UK. More than half of those surveyed reported living with a child who was violent, including being punched, kicked or threatened with knives. More serious incidents included hospital visits and sexual assault. Despite the challenges, most families said they were glad they adopted.

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Published in News & media round-up on September 26, 2017