FASD & the Justice System

RG v AP, [1999] BCJ No 1655 (Rae J.)

Application by director for continuing custody of two children, application by father for custody, mother seeking access – older child with FAS, younger with FAE – not typical needs – in care of extraordinarily committed foster parents – lack of appreciation by biological parents of FAS/FAE – risk of violence, addiction and health issues for mother – continuing custody order