The prevalence of autism and sexual abuse exists. We know it exists. So why do we continue to remain silent on this issue? We need to bring that conversation back to life. Even if it is to break the silence -- one person at a time.
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The “Idiot Law”: A Brief History of Michigan Marriage Discrimination Against Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Interested in the topic of marriage and disability rights? You'll want to know a little history on Michigan's "Idiot Law", which (until 9 years ago) stated if you have a developmental disability, or even institutionalized briefly, walking down the aisle would be considered a felony. And that also applied to getting frisky.