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Steven Lane

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  • Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

  • By: Cathy Glass
  • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 137

Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass. At the Social Services office, Cathy (an experienced foster carer) is pressured into taking Jodie as a new placement. Jodie's challenging behaviour has seen off five carers in four months. Despite her reservations, Cathy decides to take on Jodie to protect her from being placed in an institution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So so touching

  • By Luke on 04-11-16

Shocking but what a book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-03-15

Very good book that is full of parenting tips for foster carers and adopters. Warts and all it is shocking in places.

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  • Impact of Abuse/Neglect on Child Development

  • What Parents Can Do to Help Remediate the Impact
  • By: Denise Goodman
  • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
  • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 4

This workshop explores how abuse and neglect impact the typical development of children. Specific solutions are offered for foster and adoptive parents to enable them to care for children who have been affected by poor or abusive early environments. Excellent introduction for prospective or new foster and adoptive parents and professionals.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting and useful

  • By Steven Lane on 27-02-15

Interesting and useful

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-02-15

I took some ideas from this. It's useful. Annoying bits are the fact that there is 10 minutes of crowd mumbling that could be cut.

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