Walter Wenger blew the whistle on abuse and neglect at state-regulated facilities for the disabled in New York. After Mr. Wenger’s disabled son was found to have maggots crawling around his breathing tube in a state-owned group home, he enlisted the assistance of state lawmakers to request the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate the group home and other state-regulated facilities for the disabled where there have been allegations of abuse and neglect.
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