The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Child Welfare Professionals

This collection of resources is ideal for social workers and child welfare professionals whose practice includes, or may include, parents with disabilities and their families. 

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Laws and Legal Guidance

Here, we've aggregated up-to-date information on current and pending state legislation that affects parents with disabilities and their children. This page also contains advice and resources for child welfare workers who work with parents with disabilities and their children.

Information Sheets

These information sheets deliver first-hand insight into the needs of parents with disabilities that will help child welfare workers pinpoint parents' needs and challenges. 

Since moms with disabilities do things differently, we are at risk of losing our kids if well-meaning strangers get worried.” 

National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities