i go home

Special | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

For years, children with intellectual disability were not allowed in public schools. Parents were told to send their children with intellectual disability away to institutions. It was not until the late 1960s that a television expose shed light on what was happening inside the walls of institutions. It was that knowledge that fueled parents and the public to ignite change.

Aired: 04/20/16

Rating: NR

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WITF is a local public television program presented by WITF.

Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, Bell Socialization Services, Excentia, The Pennsylvania History Coalition Honoring People with Disability