The recently released video of the fights at the State School for the Mentally Disabled in Corpus Christi, Texas is sickening and deeply disturbing. We have far to go to ensure that all individuals with special needs are treated with the dignity, respect and human decency they deserve. Some justice was finally served last week when six employees of the home were finally indicted by a Grand Jury.

But how did so many people remain silent and unchecked for so long as these sick games continued?