Foster parent asks a school, a pediatrician, and a mental health provider to share information about a child

An eight-year-old child who was found to have been physically abused by his biological parents was removed from their home and placed in foster care. The child’s biological parents are contesting the removal.The child’s foster mother has called the child’s school, pediatrician, and mental health provider to request access to the child’s education, medical, and mental health records so that she can better understand and support the child.

A guardian is sitting and talking on the phone