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Rebecca Lindstrom's Blog

One mom told me, “I love my son. I love him so much but it’s like, am I the best thing for him?" more »
posted 07/08/21
It’s been called trading custody for care — the belief that the state can offer something the... more »
posted 11/25/20

Rebecca Lindstrom's Work

A teenage boy left at a hospital in December 2019 triggered 11Alive’s investigation into child abandonment. His mom says there’s a lot we don’t know about that day.
The #Keeping series shows how the challenges of raising children with severe emotional and developmental disabilities can lead to abandonment.
It took a seven-year fight to get Ava’s Law, which mandates insurance coverage for children with autism. Now Ava hopes her story can inspire a new battle.