Ryan McMahon Advocacy Site http://wrvo.org en Central New Yorkers fight to end child sexual abuse http://wrvo.org/post/central-new-yorkers-fight-end-child-sexual-abuse <p></p><p>Two survivors of child sexual abuse are urging central New Yorkers to take part in a program that aims to prevent abuse, by arming bystanders with information.<br /><br />Dan Leonard’s story of child abuse goes back to when he was 11 years old and a football coach began abusing him. And Leonard says he wasn't the only victim.</p><p>“He abused hundreds of kids over the years. Anyone attached to that football program knew what was going on or should have suspected it.&nbsp; Nobody, all those years, all those kids, nobody said anything,” Leonard said.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 10:56:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 55112 at http://wrvo.org Training for those who help disabled abuse victims http://wrvo.org/post/training-those-who-help-disabled-abuse-victims <p>The recent accusation against former Onondaga County Family Court Judge Brian Hedges, that he sexually molested his 5-year-old deaf niece 40 years ago,&nbsp; has brought the issue of abuse against the disabled&nbsp; into the open.<br> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:12:50 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26238 at http://wrvo.org