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Disabled Parents Fight to Keep Newborn

You may have heard in the news about:a couple in Peel are being forced to fight to keep their newborn child. Not because there's evidence of abuse...or safety concerns. But simply because they are both disabled. The couple suffer from cerebral palsy. And on FRiday, they'll be meeting with Peel's childrens aid explain why they should be allowed to keep their infant - even though they have an able-bodied attendant...and LOTS of community supports. That story might seem surprising.But it's not to Melanie Moore. She's the coordinator of a group called the Strength-based Parenting Initiative - which is connected with the Centre for Independant Living here in Toronto. She and her husband are both visually impaired - and the parents of three boys. Listen audio (runs 8:52)

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