Establishing a positive, caring classroom environment which supports the needs of the foster child
is imperative to academic success.
One foster child
described in the report was prescribed 11 medications in one month, including two antidepressants and two stimulants to treat ADHD, at a cost of $1,088 to the state's Medicaid program.
Otherwise, the foster child
cannot be claimed as a dependent.
Children who foster often have to compete with a foster child
for their parents' attention.
A third foster child
in Crozier's care - a five-year-old girl - said Crozier assaulted her in 2002.
For example, if the foster parents do a very good job, the foster child
may be a candidate for adoption and may risk losing progress in a family less prepared than the foster family.
This partnership can go a long way toward helping a foster child
cope with unsettled family and school situations.
Well, our second foster child
, who, by the time you read this, will have been legally adopted by us on February 14--his third birthday.
Every teenager has to live by rules, and [a] foster child
shouldn't be any different.
While the board is seeking replacement options, the county is left without any entity to probe foster child
deaths or other problems at DCFS.
In some cases, the IRS might, on one part of a tax return, view a child of a nonlegal parent as a foster child
or dependent, but might not on another.