Audrey Quinn

Audrey Quinn appears in the following:

Episode 5: “I need to believe”

Monday, July 02, 2018

A year and a half after the shooting, there are signs of trouble at Arnaldo's new home, Carlton Palms.

Aftereffect Ep3: “He was definitely a handful”

Monday, July 02, 2018

From the beginning, Arnaldo's mother fought to find adequate care for him. How has a lifetime of bouncing between group homes shaped a man now struggling with violent outbursts?

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"Aftereffect" Podcast Examines Intersection of Race and Disability

Monday, July 02, 2018

When Arnaldo Rios Soto was confronted by police last year, the incident revealed how people of color are less likely to receive adequate care for developmental disabilities.

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Episode 4: “I Baker Act you. You Baker Acted me.”

Friday, June 29, 2018

When the disability system fails autistic adults like Arnaldo, there's one public service that always shows up, often in the worst way: the police.

Bonus: Introducing Aftereffect

Friday, June 29, 2018

Introducing WNYC Studios' latest podcast, Aftereffect: a SWAT team, an autistic man and an American tragedy. Listen to episode one.

Aftereffect Ep2: “Suck it up, buttercup”

Friday, June 29, 2018

After the shooting, Arnaldo is involuntarily committed to a psych ward, where he remains for the next 35 days. He's then transferred to a facility notorious for abuse and neglect.

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Aftereffect Ep 1: “Let me get this on camera”

Thursday, June 28, 2018

On July 18, 2016, Arnaldo Rios Soto walked out of his Florida group home with a silver toy truck in hand. Two hours later, his life was changed forever.

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Episode 3: “He was definitely a handful”

Monday, June 25, 2018

From the beginning, Arnaldo's mother fought to find adequate care for him. How has a lifetime of bouncing between group homes shaped a man now struggling with violent outbursts?

Episode 2: "Suck It Up, Buttercup"

Friday, June 22, 2018

After the shooting, Arnaldo is involuntarily committed to a psych ward, where he remains for the next 35 days. He's then transferred to a facility notorious for abuse and neglect.

Aftereffect: A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

How one police shooting exposes the darkest corners of America’s disability system.

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Episode 1: "Let me get this on camera"

Thursday, June 21, 2018

On July 18, 2016, Arnaldo Rios Soto walked out of his Florida group home with a silver toy truck in hand. Two hours later, his life was changed forever.

Aftereffect: A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

Monday, June 18, 2018

A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

Advocates Warn Against New York Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

New York's SAFE Act is one of the few state laws limiting gun access for people with mental illness. But while stigmatizing many, the law may fail to protect against gun violence. 

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Christie Left in the Dark on Trump's Opioid Announcement

Friday, October 27, 2017

New Jersey's governor praised Trump in advance for his expected declaration of a national emergency. That declaration never came.

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New York's Unusual Law Is Boosting Hepatitis C Testing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tina Harris may never have discovered that she was infected with hepatitis C if it weren’t for an unusual New York state law.

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Disappointed by the Federal Response, New Yorkers Step Up to Help Puerto Rico

Monday, October 02, 2017

Local politicians aren't waiting for the President's cue to bring relief to the island.

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HIV Treatments Improve, Teen Infection Rates Stay the Same

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

It's easier to prevent and treat HIV than ever before. Teens and twenty-somethings aren't getting that memo.

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Transgender New Yorkers Face a Shortage of Doctors to Meet Their Needs

Monday, August 28, 2017

There are currently 500 people on the waiting list of the Center for Transgender Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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The Pentagon's Secret Gaggle of Gays

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Even after "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed, the military wasn't an easy place to be out.

With an Opioid Overdose Drug Now Virtually Free, Will New Yorkers Take Advantage?

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In Staten Island, the borough hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, about half of the pharmacies WNYC visited had naloxone in stock. Those that did said demand was small to nonexistent. 

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