On NPR’s Talk of the Nation this afternoon, host Neal Conan discussed the challenges faced by parents who have disabilities

No surprise that they, like parents who are not disabled, have difficulty finding support as parents. Some of the stories, from guests on the show and callers alike, were heartbreaking.

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highlighting a report from the National Council on Disability finds that parents with physical or mental disabilities have a greater risk of losing custody of their children. The study says that the U.S. legal system needs to provide more support for these parents.

How about more support for all parents?