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    Australia has a pretty shameful history when it comes to forcible removal of children. If this child has been taken purely because of the mother's disability, and lack of funds for legal representation, I am saddened and scared

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    Its a hard call we had one lady in the US. Basically she was a drug addict and had her child taken away she got clean then got the child back, relapsed child taken away clean child given back even though her parents said it wasn't a good idea and fought to keep the child and lost because it was in the best interest of the child to be with its mother. Well one day he did something she was upset about and he crawled under the bed she yanked him out hitting the back of his head and killing him I wish the courts had let the parents keep him.

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    How severe is her mental disability? That's what I want to know !! Hasn't she already raised the kid for 8 yrs?? Why now ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maybelline View Post
    Why now ?
    This is what makes me question the 'elderly relatives' motives. If they were concerned, surely they would've taken action some time ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maybelline View Post
    How severe is her mental disability? That's what I want to know !! Hasn't she already raised the kid for 8 yrs?? Why now ?
    would depend how long she has not had the help of the family

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    Default Little girl permanently removed from her good single mother :(

    Or if the relatives felt they could help monitor the situation when they were involved??

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    Maybelline, the article that the OP provided link states that the mother has a mild intellectual disability.

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    Default Little girl permanently removed from her good single mother :(

    Mild is still significant though. I know people think it is semantics but its possible the girl reached an age where mum could not implement boundaries etc

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    Her guardian and psychologists stated that she was a 'good' mum. I am so sad for this poor woman that she will never have the opportunity to fight this. Not providing boundaries hasn't really been known to have children ripped from their homes.

    So now she has her own daughter every other weekend and during school holidays due to the 'better parenting standard'.

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    Default Little girl permanently removed from her good single mother :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Benji View Post
    Her guardian and psychologists stated that she was a 'good' mum. I am so sad for this poor woman that she will never have the opportunity to fight this. Not providing boundaries hasn't really been known to have children ripped from their homes.

    So now she has her own daughter every other weekend and during school holidays due to the 'better parenting standard'.
    Not providing boundaries was an example. It is a shame that we won't know the full story. I think that's all I can say


 

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