From the International Coalition for Autism and All Abilities (ICAA) (12.27.10):
ICAA in Mother Jones
by Emily Malabey
Part of advocacy is sometimes taking a stand on an issue whether it is comfortable, popular, or not. In 2010, the ICAA issued a public statement about the Judge Rotenberg Center. When something is being done to a group of people based on their differences in ability, such as what is reportedly happening at the Judge Rotenberg Center, many of us feel called to take a stand. The United Nations has called on the Obama Administration and others to look into what has been called “torture” occurring at the Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts...
From Mother Jones (7.27.10):
Autism Activists on the Judge Rotenberg Center
By Jen Phillips
Autism advocates are following up on a DOJ investigation of the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC), a private Massachusetts school that punishes some autistic, ..., and emotionally troubled students with electric shocks. The Judge Rotenberg Center, whose practices were recently condemned by the UN as "torture," will be the subject of a radio interview between the International Coalition for Autism and all Abilities (ICAA) and Massachusetts state senator Brian Joyce...