FASD & the Justice System

Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk v JAM, 2011 ONCJ 53 (Thibideau J.)

Mother seeking return of child under Crown wardship order – child with FASD and extremely high needs – had been with foster parents for six years – needed environment with structure, routine and predictability – despite rehabilitation of mother, moving the child would be too disruptive – even access cannot be accommodated.