2 results for month: 08/2017


Recap of The White House Forum on the Civil Rights of Parents with Disabilities

Recap of The White House Forum on the Civil Rights of Parents with Disabilities By Dr. Kara Ayers, Associate Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities On May 5, 2016, the White House held a Forum on the Civil Rights of Parents with Disabilities. The event commemorated the release of a new toolkit from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation as well as a re-release of the landmark Rocking the Cradle report from the National Council on Disability. The re-release includes updated photos, infographics, and a few additional examples of recent case outcomes. The morning session of the forum included panelists ...

American Bar Association:COMMISSION ON DISABILITY RIGHTS

Access shall not be denied or restricted, nor shall a child be removed or parental rights be terminated, based on a parent’s disability, absent a showing—supported by clear and convincing evidence—that the disability is causally related to a harm or an imminent risk of harm to the child