WELCOMING CHILDREN INTO YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD
Jane Espley, BAAF
Star Rating: 3/5
This clear and concise 20-page pamphlet, targeted at lay people in
the community, encourages them to show empathy and understanding to
adopted children, fostered children and young asylum seekers who
move into their area, writes Geoff Corbishley.
To succeed, this pamphlet must have a wide readership – it is
seeking to change views and challenge prejudice.
It is expensive for its size, of no real use to professionals,
yet possibly too long to be read by lay people, who may only have a
If it could be compressed into a more succinct, cheaper leaflet
and distributed widely, it may achieve the readership it needs to
Geoff Corbishley is a professional foster carer.