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Ann Bell @annbell123 Wales, United Kingdom

Works for AdoptionUK in Wales. Adoptive parent, adoptee. Enjoying trying different hair styles during Covid 19 lockdown!

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Joined Twitter 9/23/10


@ohdylo Excuse me!! I am over 50 and definitely didn't vote for him. My neighbours are under 50 and did!
8/3
2020
Here is a great opportunity https://t.co/7288w0sadn
8/1
2020
@KeithJTowler @sacha77293360 @WelshGovernment @YouthWales Looking forward to seeing this. Many young people who rea… https://t.co/7atKtJEBu5Looking forward to it. https://t.co/oBFgiMLpYo @emmalgsutton Can't believe I used the term adoptee when I had decided never to use it again and to go with adopted… https://t.co/FeaXDk3W4x⁦@AUKCymru⁩ #NationalPlayDay #SupportAdoption It’s a long time since this Teddy had a picnic but he’s looking forwa… https://t.co/RqaTL2jXzIThere has never been a better time to consider adoption. I did it many years ago and it was the best decision of m… https://t.co/C6w7OlSJcn
7/30
2020
The Hammer and the Dance works for me to describe life in 2020, what do you think? https://t.co/yKZpzNZqkd
7/29
2020
@howtobeadopted There is one in South Wales (now on line and available everywhere) run by @ansarelly and @AUKCymru . @emmalgsutton As an adoptee my ideal solution would be that we had developed an agreed line before the event. Or i… https://t.co/jqgMgZPk5uWell that was the best £2 I ever donated! @AdoptionUK for a Teddy Bear's picnic pack. Even though my son is 13 now… https://t.co/XcV9x69a9z
7/28
2020
There has never been a better time to adopt in Wales, nor more need for adoptive parents. https://t.co/50HzaQ9u1DNo matter your age, financial position, or sexual orientation, @nas_cymru is encouraging more people to speak to W… https://t.co/pDYGBpexin
Retweeted by Ann Bell @Kirsty_Williams I feel the same when I see @AOC speak.Anyone at @AUKCymru seen this lovely cat? https://t.co/iyYZVOyTXZ
Retweeted by Ann Bell @redwellyfeats @AUKCymru Sadly we are all working from home and not at the office these days. Hope he is found soon.
7/27
2020
@DizzyDoodler Haven't started big little lies yet but looking forward to it. @DizzyDoodler Little fires everywhere.
7/26
2020
@Seasidesparks @GayAdoptionDad @AUKCymru @AUK_Schools Good to know you have had consistently positive support. @glitternails2 @AUKCymru @AUK_Schools Thanks for the feedback.So for adoptive parents in England, are Virtual School Heads a positive arrangement to support your child in schoo… https://t.co/19PinZGTYW @T4CYP @lynne_neagle @AlkaSashin @anita_thapar1 @tonylloyd50 @profamandakirby @PCamhs @DebbieAustinSW I wish I had… https://t.co/z7jeOkBo7k
7/18
2020
@howtobeadopted I am an adopted person and an adoptive parent and I like the show. There are very few resources ar… https://t.co/9jfKN6zK6a
7/15
2020
Focus on impact of CV19 on #mentalhealth of children & young people is welcome but not enough. Suicide & self-harm… https://t.co/TNsWyUHMEu
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7/13
2020
@STEMlovingmum @DrHelenRodwell @AdoptionUK Yes I would second that. Also how to ease the anxiety that comes with autism?
7/12
2020
Having now crunched the numbers, it’s clear we’re only getting £12.5 million in consequentials from the Summer Stat… https://t.co/b7DLrrpvkV
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7/9
2020
Really interesting. Fingers crossed Wales, with the leadership of @wgmin_education continues on it's more compassio… https://t.co/nvQPJQkElOVery excited to be part of this journey and see the prospect of young people in Wales getting the support they need… https://t.co/1DcUg3S9QY
7/8
2020
#CharityJobsWales Our Parent Partner Service has grown in Wales and therefore we are looking for additional Parent… https://t.co/gsCQyDQP1h
Retweeted by Ann BellOur members get access to benefits such as: 👩🏻‍💻 Interactive webinars 🤝🏽 Local community groups 🤳🏽 Virtual meet… https://t.co/X6HlvCg8Kx
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7/4
2020
@nas_cymru Fabulous book, and available in Welsh as well. @sallydwrites No but it did wonders for my Fitbit scores for the week! @sallydwrites I did that too. Early this morning, then got home and realised I had lost my phone on the beach and… https://t.co/1fsdtPHZoxGood hosting. I really enjoyed it. It was good to be reminded that families come in every possible shape, size and… https://t.co/7JIxEI8dRS
6/26
2020
Our helpline is open this evening from 7-9pm No matter what challenges you're facing, we're here to support adopt… https://t.co/1c5NvNXyRK
Retweeted by Ann Bell⏰ Last chance to book this exclusive webinar TOMORROW on how we can better support adopted children going back to s… https://t.co/4J2NIi8FcM
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6/23
2020
@MartinSLewis I would nominate @swanseacommfarm £1,000 would make a huge difference to the work they can do to supp… https://t.co/3YiBsGxBMpIn a collaboration with @NDAUCardiff we investigated the neurocognitive profiles of children adopted from state car… https://t.co/5vCI0ARBhU
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6/17
2020
Excellent an opportunity to determine how people describe us at last! https://t.co/OJlLdrklzx
6/15
2020
@ACEAwareNation @DocResilience @TogetherukTV @DartmouthFilms First time I've seen it. I have read The Deepest Well… https://t.co/ScF6NeNgvk @treeseadoptee @VanillaSkyTess I think when we discover cases of this we should report to their local adoption agen… https://t.co/zjiEvf0VwM @BPTC_Lecturer Northern castles at my school.
6/14
2020
@cardiffbiker @AndrewRTDavies @SeneddWales Why on earth would you make that assumption? You under estimate how wide… https://t.co/rFSH9uXBKF
6/8
2020
The link below features myself and Kim Golding in a conversation about how race & culture effect our practice from… https://t.co/iOWzOddDyZ
Retweeted by Ann Bell @DelroyMadden @DizzyDoodler Really useful and thought provoking video. Thanks @DelroyMadden @DelroyMaddand @KimSGoldingGreat video. Watch it if you want to make a difference. https://t.co/aQRvk7g0Mk
6/5
2020
@PCamhs @AUKCymru do ACEs and early trauma training.
6/4
2020
A sensible approach with an opportunity to pause if things change. https://t.co/ZxgAV3mcKz @NattySmith70 @WelshGovernment @NewportCouncil Sheilding should continue is my understanding and she did speak abou… https://t.co/AWMrdKvag0A sensible and measured approach with clear planning at national and local level. What an improvement on our friend… https://t.co/uzwWh3s60d @FionafromYorks @DrHelenRodwell @dr_treisman @Adoption_pcast Yes I definitely agree with this. Its rare to find som… https://t.co/lCBJIs9qbS
6/3
2020
@wizarofwales @MarkDrakeford @JoGalazka The point is that it doesnt matter how big the household is as long as thry… https://t.co/Ez3XDIU6m0This article has now been updated with accurate information. Social distancing: A practical guide to how to social… https://t.co/bktZXTKW29
Retweeted by Ann BellFab job in a fab authority, please retweet to anyone who might be interested! https://t.co/Bb1fwfd1X7
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5/31
2020
@StrettonTeddy @WelshGovernment @fmwales You don't even know his name! He isn't the fool. @CaerphillyC @WelshGovernment @SWFireandRescue @fmwales You should have listened to what he said! He explained that… https://t.co/Lm8uq5rUrA @UnderscoreGav @WelshGovernment @fmwales If the virus is in your area but not the area you travel to you will sprea… https://t.co/uriQS22on1 @WelshHypnotist @WelshGovernment @fmwales You are supposed to use your own judgement if you listen to Mark. 5 mile… https://t.co/E9BpIaFZJ7 @WelshGovernment @fmwales Remember the reasons for these measures before criticising and don’t judge Wales by Engla… https://t.co/j35uPHOECT
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5/29
2020
@observer yesterday pg 17 Just read that researchers @ucl found care experienced children are almost twice as likel… https://t.co/aIWic5u47KA lovely, yet simple, illustration detailing how we can fill our children's emotional cup. A timely reminder when a… https://t.co/VzwcgguvxE
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5/25
2020
Diolch @mattforde for an interesting and wide-ranging chat. We talked about the response to Coronavirus in Wales,… https://t.co/GwJoftR0BY
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5/23
2020
This is going to be a great opportunity to work with a new Wales wide service. https://t.co/F6yCbEtFS4
5/20
2020
Our adoption support workers have been busy creating useful resources for our adoptive parents to use with their ch… https://t.co/qinueGVT4P
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5/19
2020
Ohhh dear me!!! https://t.co/7z2yrL0Uoz @wgmin_education I think this approach is excellent but I'm disappointed that parents don't seem to count as stakeh… https://t.co/o1stxluesZ
5/16
2020
Fel a rannwyd yn gynharach – Dyma'r sefyllfa ddiweddaraf ar gyfer addysg yng Nghymru. Rhannwch y wybodaeth i helpu… https://t.co/qZ7eu9DLhp
Retweeted by Ann BellPerhaps it would be a good idea for people to read the plan before they criticise it! https://t.co/k5gioizOnJIf you are able to support this survey please do #getinvolved https://t.co/LvtNyAOxo4
Retweeted by Ann BellAbsolutely true. The spector of much greater family poverty as a result of the impact of covid on the economy is a… https://t.co/ZJo2O9fPBz
5/15
2020
How has lockdown changed your connections with those close to you? In our new staff blog, Stuart talks about how hi… https://t.co/8o0aTeqwxM
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5/14
2020
@SueAB68 But only one per household.Yes completely true for us. https://t.co/dgnj4ri5eM
5/10
2020
@abbiepaytonX Really enjoyed reading your blog. So many useful insights. Looking forward to seeing more.
5/9
2020
@badapple0304 @fmwales I know lots of cafes and restaurants who have done takeaway since the start of lock down⁦@guardian⁩ ⁦@Channel4News⁩ you may be interested in this? https://t.co/537zGaBzyw
5/8
2020
Great to have a minister for education who clearly puts pupils first. https://t.co/Jnjjziw0SsIt would be brilliant to reach 7K. https://t.co/ufxPzJICZb
5/7
2020
https://t.co/M9wa8cZYFl @AUKCymru @AUKScot @AdoptionUK @nas_cymru Not news to us of course, but more evidence tha… https://t.co/nhvYzpJgUL
5/6
2020
@ohdylo Lets have a chat on the 12th. Thanks
5/5
2020
Useful evidence that @GwentWSA approach is just what we will need moving forward. https://t.co/iEKjz4rNWe @vsComputer @HonestToddler This is my life along with hour long descriptions of what plug ins each minecraft server… https://t.co/mGXXbu4RxG
5/4
2020
@BromleyMike @PedallingSolo Yes that’s right, set up a realm and use the multiplayer option. There are three versio… https://t.co/r32DkrimDc
5/3
2020
@connected_cyps @AUKCymru @nas_cymru @MWAdopt_Support @AdoptionWales It made a big difference to those who attended… https://t.co/vM6ji7UmeHThis is lovely. A tissue moment. https://t.co/sKdPrNSfcMSome thoughts from me as we pass the 6 week mark of lockdown https://t.co/rQCcTgG5Dp
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5/2
2020
@ansarelly That was a great meeting. Five adult adoptees each with fascinating stories to tell. Thanks for being a… https://t.co/HBQH2ZXM4U @GemmaEBurns This is going to be even more important when lock down ends. We need all schools to be this way. @AUK_Schools @RBrooksTweets This is such a great example of education and health working hand in hand. https://t.co/CnWqSsGTM1
5/1
2020
Really looking forward to joining in with this meeting. Even if it is from a shed in the garden with a mug of tea! https://t.co/YRHUsk85rM @ohdylo Thanks.We are looking forward to when we can start back with our groups, could you be part of our expanding Connected team… https://t.co/clDUQiTV0U
Retweeted by Ann BellIts so easy for those with less power to get squeezed out at moments of national emergency! https://t.co/Clijy7J7nO
4/28
2020
@elliehaworth77 Lifes too short to read books you dont enjoy imo! @ohdylo Yes its good isnt it. The playground scenes were familiar too.
4/27
2020
I'm fundraising for Adoption UK using @JustGiving. Check out my page #JustGiving https://t.co/etOYb3bhkh
4/26
2020
I'm fundraising for Adoption UK. Check out my @JustGiving page and please donate if you can. Thank you! #JustGiving https://t.co/NevxqLcR4I @Adoption_Psych @lynne_neagle @BeaconHouseTeam @AUKCymru @AdoptionUK @BDPerry @DizzyDoodler @GwentAttachmenthttps://t.co/v9pQp03lnd
4/25
2020
I'm fundraising for Adoption UK. Check out my @JustGiving page and please donate if you can. Thank you! #JustGiving https://t.co/Q57FH4Iycw @BintMohamood @priviledgecafe I couldn't make the first one in the end but would still like to be involved.
4/24
2020

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