News: Few Answers In Abuse Probes At Homes For Disabled

This is an enraging story. -John

“…Van couldn’t form words and was almost impossible to control. After he was diagnosed with severe autism, his older brother Larry Ingraham says their parents turned to Fairview for help.

“They saw that it was a safe environment for him,” he says. “That he was gonna be safe and taken care of.”

Van entered Fairview at age 8 and lived there for 42 years. Then, one day in 2007, Larry received a voice-mail message. It was from a supervisor at Fairview, saying Van had been taken to the hospital.”

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One Response to News: Few Answers In Abuse Probes At Homes For Disabled

  1. Karen Driver says:

    Praying to God that Alabama is doing a better job of treating abusers as criminals and not letting them “pass through” to the next facility to continue the abuse . . . have my doubts though! Shame on anyone who does not think the punishment should be the same as if these adults were small children . . . it would be treated as the “criminal” behavior it IS!