Shain Neumeier – For Your Own Good: Coercive Care in the Lives of Marginalized People

Shain M. Neumeier is an autistic attorney who has a number of other disabilities including ectodermal dysplasia and a cleft lip and palate. Shain is also a survivor of coercive treatment. This background has led Shain to be involved in disability justice advocacy for the past 7 years. During that time, Shain has worked with a number of organizations including other statewide protection and advocacy agencies, self-advocacy organizations and a law firm, with a focus on addressing and preventing abuse and neglect in institutional settings.