Parents with Disabilities
SB 256, "Parents with Disabilities" passed out of the House Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs earlier this week. MCCOY joined other disability-rights activists at the State House to provide public testimony in support for this bill a week ago.
We believe in supporting all families, regardless of disability, and ensuring that any instances of disability discrimination are prevented through proper awareness training and understanding the importance of keeping a family unit together.
Unfortunately, we recently found out that an amendment was introduced and passed that will strip the bill of its entire original intent. We are working with other advocates to determine our next course of action for this bill, so stay tuned!