Report investigates Florida and the ‘warehousing’ of disabled children

At Estate of Denial® we’ve longed written about abusive guardianships usually targeting either wards with assets or those who provide “headcount” value that assists those looking to fill the rosters of government programs. Note also that individuals with medical conditions or injuries that have resulted in lucrative financial settlements can also be particularly attractive marks.

While past comments have generally been within the context of adult guardianships, the same actions can certainly occur with minors. This Aljazeera America investigative series asks if Florida is warehousing disabled children.  Unfortunately, it’s not a far-fetched notion and follows a trend seen on varying scales throughout the U.S.