Sex abuse against people with disabilities is widespread -- and hard to uncover

People with developmental disabilities become victims of sexual assault at a rate seven times higher than those without disabilities, according to a Justice Department figured uncovered by a year-long NPR investigation. Judy Woodruff sits down with NPR’s Joseph Shapiro and Nancy Thaler from the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs to discuss why the problem has received little attention.


(Source: PBS NewsHour, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_Ce-FczgWY)