follow-up memo to children's aid: we told you so. happy christmas.

Back in May, I blogged about a family in my area who faced a nightmare: social services had threated to remove their child from their home. Both parents have disabilities, and although they had proved themselves completely capable of taking care of a baby, Children's Aid said they must hire round-the-clock assistance, or the family could not stay together.

When the story came to light, there was a huge outcry, not only from the disability community but from the general public, too. Children's Aid backed down, and, according to this follow-up story, has become their support and their ally.

Today, because reason won out over prejudice, the family celebrates its first Christmas together. I wish them a beautiful day.

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