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Where Toys Are Locked Away
In an address to New York's joint legislative committee on mental retardation Kennedy stated that retarded youngsters "are denied the protection of the state education law which commands that all other children must receive an education" and that they are deprived of their civil liberties by being forced to live "amidst brutality and human excrement and intestinal disease."...
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Title: Where Toys Are Locked Away
Creator: n/a
Date: September 29, 1965
Format: Magazine
Publication: The Christian Century
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol. 83, p.1179
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Civil Rights; Cognitive Disability; Disease; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Government; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Neglect; New York; New York City, NY; Policy; Politics; Religion; Robert Kennedy; Rome State School For The Mentally Retarded; Social Welfare & Communities; Willowbrook State School
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Copyright 1965 Christian Century Foundation. Reproduced by permission from the September 29, 1965 issue of the Christian Century. P.O. Box 378, Mt. Morris, IL 61054. 1-800-208-4097