Neil Howard
Neil Howard

Any person that works in a facility that takes care of people with disabilities should go through testing to see if they have the patience to work with special need adults. These
(workers) should be beat sevearly. How hard it would be to trust others to care for you.
God Bless you Marquis, be strong.

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley
  • Neil Howard

thank you for your support Neil!

Kris May
Kris May
  • Neil Howard

I agree! Too many still are not trained. I been to two hospitals that don't have well trained staff.

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

Jayson Leeper WEYMOUTH, MA

· about 13 hours ago
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Like Marquis Tanksley, I am Autistic. I am a self-advocate, and just the thought that things like this, happen to others like myself, is disturbing enough. This account is painful to read and I am signing because I don't care if I'm, I don't care if this gets me praised, the only thing that I honestly care about when signing this, is getting Marquis out of that supremacistic, sefish, uncompassionate, hateful Hell. CDC...

Jayson Leeper WEYMOUTH, MA

· about 13 hours ago
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Like Marquis Tanksley, I am Autistic. I am a self-advocate, and just the thought that things like this, happen to others like myself, is disturbing enough. This account is painful to read and I am signing because I don't care if I'm, I don't care if this gets me praised, the only thing that I honestly care about when signing this, is getting Marquis out of that supremacistic, sefish, uncompassionate, hateful Hell. CDC needs to be closed down, they don't care about Autistics or our struggles against humiliation and dehumanization, they only care to intensify our struggle.

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley
  • Myra Tanksley

Jason, thank you for speaking up and speaking out! You are a wonderful young man, God bless you!

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

Lydia Espino WORTHINGTON, MN

· 15 days ago
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It hurts me to see this happening. I have a disabled brother and I would kill if anyone would ever touch him or say something in the wrong way. I'm sorry Marquis. Hope all goes well and you deserve so much better. Life will come beautiful to you sweetie. Stay strong, those horrible people will get caught and you will be the cause of something being down about these incidents. You will make a change. <3

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley
  • Myra Tanksley

God bless you and your brother!

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley
  • Peggy Johnson

Will do!

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

sylwia grzybczyk CHICAGO, IL

· about 10 hours ago
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My son is autistic. This is horrible.

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

andrea miller's commentary (last part 9) When Director Martin of DODD has been contacted about the problems with the leadership of the centers, he has stated he has confidence in his leadership. He ignores the problem. Maybe that is why he had had to increase his settlement funds by 600% for the next fiscal year--- pay people off to keep quiet or just go away! The public needs to be aware of what happens in these places.

God bless you and your son and may you have justice!!hy is this important to you? (Optional)

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

andrea miller's commentary (part 5) First, I will say at no time did any "professional", including the so-called PhD psychologist ever consider his behaviors may have been related to "grieving"-- this was a young man of about 23 years old that had spent his entire life at home with loving parents and was suddenly admitted to this center...and a week after he was there he was held against his will in an activity center for a week to be "hidden" from state surveyors.. and now he was in this...

andrea miller's commentary (part 5) First, I will say at no time did any "professional", including the so-called PhD psychologist ever consider his behaviors may have been related to "grieving"-- this was a young man of about 23 years old that had spent his entire life at home with loving parents and was suddenly admitted to this center...and a week after he was there he was held against his will in an activity center for a week to be "hidden" from state surveyors.. and now he was in this treatment team wanting to place a helmet on his head to "protect" the workers when he head-butted them??? Crazy or what?? The Superintendent, Program Director, psychologist and Medical physican were all present in this meeting that signed to have a helmet placed on his head. Again-- at no time did they attempt to "understand" his behaviors and how he might be grieving his family and his home--- it was all about the staff again--- how to protect them....and the brilliant assistant Superintendent (now S

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

andrea miller's commentary (part 4)They felt he was in the good hands of "professionals" and had no clue what they were doing to this young man. It was also hearsay that the Superintendent had told the workers that kept him in the room to do whatever it took to control his behavior.

After he was returned to his living area after the surveyors left, he began having aggression toward the staff members. He began head-butting them. So, a treatment meeting was held to see what could be done. I...

andrea miller's commentary (part 4)They felt he was in the good hands of "professionals" and had no clue what they were doing to this young man. It was also hearsay that the Superintendent had told the workers that kept him in the room to do whatever it took to control his behavior.

After he was returned to his living area after the surveyors left, he began having aggression toward the staff members. He began head-butting them. So, a treatment meeting was held to see what could be done. I attended the meeting and I regret to this day ever signing the treatment sheet stating I agreed with the "plan".

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

Ms. Lydia Weissmuller Price, IL

May 06, 22:55

Only the lowest sort of life form would allow the abuse of a child OR a person with a disability. Get him out of there now! And prosecute those who have abused him.

Myra Tanksley
Myra Tanksley

Jennifer Starr REYNOLDSBURG, OH

· 10 days ago
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Because this boy has been through so much. There is no place for individuals like this in Franklin county, they need to come up with another plan of action. He can't do anything or go anyway because he suffers from physical, mental, and social abuse. The man is not a man, but a child who needs someone to desperately help him.

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