Fostering a child with autism
Fostering an autistic child does come with challenges but it's an amazing and admirable job. Find out more about how to foster a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Fostering a child with trauma
Many children in care have experienced childhood trauma such as abuse or neglect, so it's important to know how to help them heal and recover. Find out more about how to foster a child with trauma.
Play therapy activities for a child with trauma
Play therapy could give your foster child new coping mechanisms and a new outlook on life. Here’s how it works.
How to Communicate with a Non-Verbal Autistic Child
Fostering an autistic non-verbal child will have its challenges, here are some tried and tested autism communication strategies for non-verbal children.
Sensory Activities for Children with Autism
Whatever age you are, you’re bound to have fun bonding with your foster child through these sensory play activities for autism.
How is fostering different to parenting?
November 20 2023
We'll compare parenting and fostering, helping you make informed decisions for the children in your care.
Taking Your Foster Child On Holiday
November 1 2023
We often get asked if foster children can go on holiday with their foster parents. So, here’s what you need to know about taking your foster child on holiday.
Tips and Ideas for Making Bonfire Night Special for Foster Children
October 27 2023
Let’s look at some ways you can make this Bonfire night even more special and safe for your foster child.
Guide to a Fang-tastic Halloween: Fun for All Ages!
October 19 2023
From pumpkin painting to haunted house challenges, there's a wide range of Halloween activities that can cater to the unique interests and needs of each child in your care.
A day in the life of foster parents Angie and Paul
October 17 2023
We explore and gain an insight into the daily life of a foster parent, delving into their routines and everyday experiences.
The Big Sing Off: A Celebration of Voices and Togetherness
October 4 2023
Each year, Foster Care Associates and other independent fostering agencies eagerly await a special day that takes centre stage in our calendar: The Big Sing Off. It's not just an event; it's a celebration of voices, unity, and lasting memories.