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New project shines light on institutionalization of Nova Scotians with intellectual disabilities
Simon Snyder from Enfield, N.S., spent seven years at an institution for Nova Scotians with intellectual disabilities. He's opening up about his painful past to educate the next generation about the truths of institutionalization. Host Jeff Douglas spoke with Simon, as well as writer and autism advocate Jake Lewis, one of the youth taking part in a nation-wide project called The Truths of Institutionalization: Past and Present.