I can’t believe this is STILL happening. The Judge Rosenberg Center is still torturing people because the FDA is dragging their feet. This has to stop!
I wrote the following in January of 2015. Even then, the battle was far from new. Autistic people and those who love them have been fighting to end this desperately inhumane form of torture for YEARS.
Please, please get involved. At the end of the post, you will find quick, concrete ways to make your voice heard. Even if you can’t bear to read the bulk of the post, I understand, but please don’t ignore it. This can’t be who we are.
In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, a female student wearing a shocking device on her leg, lines up with classmates after lunch at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Source
cw: electric shock, torture of disabled people
What you are about to read and watch and hear will be extremely difficult to process. It’s horrifying. I’m asking you to read it anyway.
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