Jamie was placed in foster care at age six, when the severe head injuries resulting from his father's abuse were discovered by an emergency room doctor. After a few weeks, Jamie's foster parents told the Child Protective Services (C.P.S.) social worker that they could no longer care for the child because he had difficulty understanding more complicated instructions and speaking, and his movements were sometimes spastic.
Caught Between Two Systems: How Exceptional Children in Out-of-Home Care Are Denied Equality in Education,
Yale L. & Pol'y Rev.
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