The mother of Lexie Glover was taken into custody by PWC police around 10 pm this evening. She was charged with felonious child neglect and filing a false police report. Police were shown on channel 4 news walking away with several items from the home. And you can also see them on channel 9:
This is a sad story which will probably have an even sadder ending. Is there a mechanism to return adopted children if it turns out to be more than a person can handle? Surely there are ways that adoption doesn’t have to be a forever situation if it isn’t working out for either the child or the parent.
What about social services? Can more be done to provide assistance to families with special needs children before the situation becomes overwhelming? Social services is often the first place a jurisdiction cuts funding when times are tough. Is Prince William planning on doing the same thing?