Sexual Assault of People With Intellectual Disabilites
People with intellectual disabilities are sexually assaulted at a rate seven times higher than people without disabilities.
Coming up, we'll hear from a reporter who has covered these assaults in a special NPR series called Abused and Betrayed, and how local advocacy groups are combating them.
- Joseph Shapiro, correspondent for NPR
- David Voth, Executive Director of Crime Victim Services
- Olivia Caldeira, Community Connector for the Center for Disability Empowerment
- Nora Baladerian, Director of Disability and Abuse Project