Understanding Why: Understanding Attachment and How This Can Affect Education with Special Reference to Adopted Children and Young People and Those Looked After by Local Authorities by Mary Ryan, National Centre for Excellence in Residential Child Care (Paperback, 2006)
This short, accessible colour pamphlet offers an understanding of attachment difficulties and reflects on the benefits that understanding can have on education
Mary Ryan was a youth worker and a sexual health counsellor before becoming a project worker for young people's health and for then special needs sexual health. Mary is now an independent management consultant working on public health and children and young people services. She has written widely on young people's health for NCB.
Mary Ryan, National Centre for Excellence in Residential Child Care