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The Men of Atalissa        Video        The New York Times         8 March 2014

 

For decades,

a group of men with intellectual disabilities

seemed happy living in a small Iowa town.

 

Then their neighbors found out the truth.

 

This film is being shown

in collaboration with POV.org.

 

YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=
Wbz_wFT9foQ&list=PL4CGYNsoW2iDMMRQRGO02ZDfhEiIUxy9G&index=5

 

 

Related

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/
us/willie-levi-73-dies-he-escaped-a-life-of-servitude.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/
us/the-men-of-atalissa.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willie Levi in 2013.

 

Intellectually disabled,

he spent years working at a turkey-processing plant for $65 a month

but found justice in a successful lawsuit.

 

Photograph:

Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

 

Willie Levi, 73, Dies; He Escaped a Life of Servitud

He was one of a group of men with disabilities

who worked for substandard wages

at a turkey plant but found justice.

He succumbed to the new coronavirus.

NYT

April 30, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/
us/willie-levi-73-dies-he-escaped-a-life-of-servitude.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

intellectual disability        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/18/
997520451/comic-how-a-teacher-tackled-pandemic-fears-for-his-students-with-disabilities

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/08/
sunday-review/giving-a-name-and-dignity-to-a-disability.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

people with intellectual disabilities / intellectually disabled people        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/18/

997520451/comic-how-a-teacher-tackled-pandemic-fears-for-his-students-with-disabilities

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/12/
967190126/people-with-intellectual-disabilities-are-often-overlooked-in-pandemic-response

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/
opinion/death-penalty-mental-disability.htm

 

 

 

 

https://www.propublica.org/article/
people-with-intellectual-disabilities-may-be-denied-lifesaving-care-
under-these-plans-as-coronavirus-spreads - March 27, 2020

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/25/
623189167/states-aim-to-halt-sexual-abuse-of-people-with-intellectual-disabilities

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/20/
577064075/in-their-own-words-people-with-intellectual-disabilities-talk-about-rape

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/18/
577065301/from-the-frontlines-of-a-sexual-assault-epidemic-two-therapists-share-stories

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/10/
566608390/she-can-t-tell-us-what-s-wrong

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/09/
572929725/for-some-with-intellectual-disabilities-ending-abuse-starts-with-sex-ed

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/
sports/martin-sheets-a-decorated-special-olympian-dies-at-62.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

woman with an intellectual disability        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/08/
570224090/the-sexual-assault-epidemic-no-one-talks-about

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 intellectually disabled        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/us/
willie-levi-73-dies-he-escaped-a-life-of-servitude.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down Syndrome        UK / USA

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/downs-syndrome

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2017/12/13/
570173685/down-syndrome-families-divided-over-abortion-ban

 

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/oct/01/
do-we-really-want-a-world-without-downs-syndrome-ds-prenatal-test

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/oct/17/
living-with-downs-syndrome-hes-not-list-characteristics

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/ng-interactive/2014/sep/27/
downs-syndrome-changed-our-lives

 

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/27/
downs-syndrome-changed-our-lives-for-the-better

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down Syndrome        USA

 

Down syndrome is a genetic condition

in which a person has 47 chromosomes

instead of the usual 46.

http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/
down-syndrome/overview.html - broken link

 

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/04/26/
475637228/only-human-a-birth-that-launched-the-search-for-a-down-syndrome-test

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/02/19/
467219746/a-mom-a-son-with-down-syndrome-
and-the-love-that-made-a-curse-a-gift

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/04/
opinion/does-down-syndrome-justify-abortion.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/
sports/martin-sheets-a-decorated-special-olympian-dies-at-62.html

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/09/23/
350678572/death-cuts-short-the-life-of-an-alzheimers-research-volunteer

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/
opinion/down-syndrome-and-a-death.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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