February 2019


Advocacy, Family


Advocates, Individuals and Families

Parenting with a Disability: Know Your Rights Toolkit

Parenting with a disability: Know your rights toolkit cover imageThe Parents with Disabilities Toolkit provides a summary of disability laws that protect families’ rights. Inside of the toolkit, you will find information on topics like adoption, custody, visitation, family law, and the child welfare system. It also shares stories from parents who have been treated unfairly because of their disabilities.


Table of Contents:
  • Facts on Parenting with a Disability
  • Disability Law
  • Child Welfare System
  • Child Welfare and Native American Community
  • Reproductive Health Care
  • Custody, Visitation, and Family Law System
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Custody, Visitation, and Family Law System (cont.)
  • Seeking Legal Representation
  • Taking Action- Advocating for Change in Your State
  • Resources and Acknowledgements
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