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News of Interest


Read news articles on self-advocacy and other issues which are important to People First members. If you have an article you would like to contribute let us know and we will add it to the list.

Eugenics

A collection of news articles on apologies by states for sterilizations performed on the developmentally disabled. This section also includes the special five part series by the Winston-Salem Journal Against Their Will: North Carolina's Sterilization Program 

December, 2002

Ohio's Secret Shame

Instead of keeping people healthy and safe, Ohio's mental retardation system is so chaotic it routinely fails to prevent deaths, correct problems or enforce minimum standards of care according to this investigative report by the Cincinnati Enquirer

February 2002

Fairview Legacy

A series of articles by the Salem Statesman Journal on Fairview Training Center, an institution for people with developmental disabilities in Oregon that closed its doors in February 2000. 

1996 - 2000

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