The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Legal Professionals

Intended for legal professionals, this section includes information on state and federal statutes affecting parents with disabilities and the intersection between disability, parenting and the law. 

Legal professionals working at a table.

Current Legislation

Th Current Legislation page includes summaries of current and pending state and federal legislation affecting the rights of parents with disabilities.

Recommendations for Attorneys

This page includes recommendations for attorneys working with parents with disabilities and their families. These recommendations include general information about disability as well as advice relating to specific disabilities.

Information Sheets

The Information Sheets page includes documents that capture the first-hand experiences of parents with disabilities.

Mothers with disabilities face societal stigma and sometimes isolation from peers (other disabled moms).”

National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities