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KQED | This Week: Center for Investigative Reporting Uncovers Abuse at California Developmental Centers | PBS

Duration: 06:59

Hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from developmental disabilities like cerebral palsy, severe autism and mental retardation. Some 1800 of California's most severely disabled are cared for at state-run facilities with around-the-clock supervision. But while the state spends about $300000 a year on each patient, The Center for Investigative Reporting has uncovered a pattern of abuse and neglect, sometimes leading to death, and a failure to hold staff and administrators accountable.

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Post Date: February 25, 2012