A new campaign to spread awareness of the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of many developmentally disabled individuals in Missouri was spurred by the discovery of the inhumane treatment incurred by a man in his Camden County home.

A new campaign to spread awareness of the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of many developmentally disabled individuals in Missouri was spurred by the discovery of the inhumane treatment incurred by a man in his Camden County home.
Part 1 of this two-part series in the NDN on Tuesday told the story of Rusty, and in this conclusion Arc of Missouri and Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS) president and Camden County SB 40 Board executive director Ed Thomas exposes the ugly truth about the prevalence of the abuse of disabled citizens.

Read the complete story in the Jan. 20 print edition of the Neosho Daily News.