Daily Archives: February 5, 2015

U.S. Department of Justice and HHS Find that DCF Violated ADA and Section 504

In a Letter of Findings made public Monday, the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights ordered the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to immediately withdraw a petition to terminate a developmentally delayed mother’s parental rights, and to provide appropriate reunification services accommodating the mother’s disability.  The Letter of Findings can be found at http://www.ada.gov/ma_docf_lof.pdf.   It is a must read for any attorney representing parents with a disability.   Continue reading