A Kansas City, Mo., couple had their daughter taken into custody by the state two days after her birth because both parents were blind. A Chicago mother, because she is quadriplegic, endured an 18-month legal battle to keep custody of her young son. A California woman paid an advance fee to an adoption agency, then was told she might be unfit to adopt because she has cerebral palsy.

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Disabled Parents Often Lose Custody Of Children, Report Finds

This is such a serious problem! Child welfare laws across the U.S. allow children to be taken from their parents because their parents are considered “unfit” due to a disability. Not negligence, abuse, etc. - just blindness or paralysis or autism.

(via thisisableism)

(Source: disabilityhistory, via symbolicactionwithintent)

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djinnanddragons:

geniusalias:

When you’re watching a new episode of your favorite show and someone tries to get you to do something:

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That is so accurate that’s it’s scary.

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carpediembuckybarnes:

unfelt-feelings:

fatandfabulousmermaid:

stonewhite:

gogetthatbody:

k-lionheart:

themaidenofthetree:

I want you to imagine a ten year old version of yourself sitting right there on this couch. Now this is the little girl who first believed that she was fat, and ugly, and an embarrassment.

This is groundbreaking

this is my third time rebloging this today. this is so important.

I have goosebumps

because were all trying to heal the child that was broken

Tears

We all need this.

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absentions:

girls who can run in heels should be feared

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thegeekyblonde:

i’m going to be the most put together girlfriend ever i’m going to talk to my boy like don’t forget to pick up milk did you take your vitamins we have a stretching class at five have you killed king duncan yet

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heatherrtepe:

Some "Finding Neverland" rehearsal photos! 

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