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LaShaun Wallace

LaShaun Wallace

T. LaShaun Wallace is the member services chair for the National Foster Parent Association. She and her husband Michael began fostering in 2008 and have since adopted two children from foster care.

LaShaun is passionate about helping children and families in the child welfare system and recently helped the Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association develop a statewide Duffels for Kids campaign to provide free duffels for children in Florida's foster care system.

For more from LaShaun:
Facebook: National Foster Parent Association
Twitter: @NFPAOnline


Blog Posts by LaShaun Wallace

  • Foster Parenting - If Not You, Then Who

    Foster Parenting: If Not You, Then Who?

    Like any other challenging and rewarding venture in life, fostering offers a wide range of experiences. Some good. Some not so much. But it’s all well worth it. One thing that can’t be disputed is that it is needed when there are children who have nowhere else to go. For my husband and me, deciding […]

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    9 Tips to Becoming An Effective Self-Advocate

    As foster and adoptive parents, we literally take on the role of champion for our children, aggressively and consistently fighting for their rights. So how do we advocate for ourselves? Many times, we’re not sure. Following is a list of tips you can use to become a better self-advocate. 1. Believe in yourself. You are […]

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