FASD & the Justice System

JM v British Columbia (Director of Child, Family and Community Service), 2004 BCPC 562 (Walker J.)

Child in and out of care of mother – child with FASD - mother took parenting courses and took advantage of other services – during period of stress returned child to care of grandparents – now seeking cancellation of continuing care order – mother with grandiose sense of self, inability to cope with stress, anger – continuing custody order to continue