In his book, father of Willowbrook State School resident reveals guilt, anger that fueled fight for reforms | SILive.com

In his book, father of Willowbrook State School resident reveals guilt, anger that fueled fight for reforms | SILive.com

Unforgotten--Narrated by Danny Aiello, this riveting documentary explores the continuing consequences experienced by former students (and their families) of the Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled after surviving horrific treatment there. Geraldo Rivera first exposed the situation in 1972 when he entered the facility with a stolen key, revealing shocking conditions that led to improvements in treatment of the developmentally disabled.

Unforgotten--Narrated by Danny Aiello, this riveting documentary explores the continuing consequences experienced by former students (and their families) of the Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled after surviving horrific treatment there. Geraldo Rivera first exposed the situation in 1972 when he entered the facility with a stolen key, revealing shocking conditions that led to improvements in treatment of the developmentally disabled.

10 Insane Asylums That Thankfully No Longer Exist - Willowbrook State School    Via Stay at Home Mum

10 Insane Asylums That Thankfully No Longer Exist - Willowbrook State School Via Stay at Home Mum

10 Insane Asylums That Thankfully No Longer Exist - Patients at  Willowbrook State School - Staten Island    Via Stay at Home Mum

10 Insane Asylums That Thankfully No Longer Exist - Patients at Willowbrook State School - Staten Island Via Stay at Home Mum

Forgetting Not An Option: Willowbrook State School Remembered

Forgetting not an option: Horrors at Willowbrook State School remembered at annual CSI lecture

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

When Real-Life and Horror Intersect

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!)  Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!) Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

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