Speaking up for Special Needs

Number 27360
Subject Disabilities
Source WITI-TV (Milwaukee)
Year 2015
Publication Date 12/12/15, 12/29/15, 12/9/15, 12/11/15, 12/30/15, 1/7/16 (not included with entry)
Summary Investigation found an alarming number of children with disabilities in Wisconsin are dying from abuse or neglect, despite repeated calls to child protective service agencies. Our reporting found cases would be closed or not fully investigated when victims, who had disabilities, had a hard time communicating or couldn’t speak clearly. https://youtu.be/TOivj3kuc7c
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords disabled; different; abilities; children; communication
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