NPR Series on Sexual Assault Epidemic Among People with Intellectual Disabilities Features Institute on Disabilities Expert

January 2018

Update: The Association of University Centers on Disabilities Research, Education and Service releases statement about this NPR series of reports.

NPR is airing an important series by Joseph Shapiro about an epidemic of sexual assault of people with disabilities.

Institute expert Dr. Beverly Frantz is among the experts interviewed for the series which airs daily beginning on January 8, 2018 on the NPR show All Things Considered.

A recording and transcript of each episode is available on the NPR website.

Please note: The report includes graphic and disturbing descriptions of assault.

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