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unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady

My son can change a diaper and know weather its a dirty are wet before it opened , He mixes bottles and baby ceral , yes we had to show him how but with paractice he has it down pat now , but his babys mother used his blindness to break up with him. saying she was afriad for the baby , we got him into foster parenting classes and any other classes for expecting parents to get him ready , now we are going for joint custady so she cant leave the state with the child since her parents are form another state

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Re:unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady



Hi my name is Jason. I'm a blind parent also. I know of something that may help. If you are interested please call me at: 208-569-0441


Re:unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady



There is a pretty major case that happened in California where Social Services tried to take a blind couple's baby away because the husband asked for assistance to find a way to determine that their son's jondice had gone away. The courts found in favor of the parents, and members of the California Council of theBlind went to the courts to testify to the validity of blind parents. Your grandson's mother would have to prove that your son can't accomplish the tasks at hand, and you may find informatin on this case.I don't recall the name of the couple at this moment, but maybe they will see your case and be of support.


Re:unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady



The advice I can give is to call ADA. It is a law that protects people like us. Just because you have a disability does not mean you are a bad parent. I personally know blind or sighted people who should not have kids. I also had to call to make sure a certain someone could not try to use the same reason against me.


Re:unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady



the court cant by law cant say anything because he is the father,,, being blind cant and shouldnt by law descrmnate your son from bring blind my friend is a blind mom of 2 she is a great mother. My daughter is blind i know she will be one too. good luck hopefully it will work out...


Re:unmarried blind son of 27 with 10 wk old baby, seeking joint custady



What was the outcome of this? I have a similar situation and I'm looking for cases and laws that say blindness doesn't make you less a parent.


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