Abuse allegations surface at Kurn Hattin school for deaf - Brattleboro Reformer

Decades after the alleged events occurred, accusations of abuse of students have been leveled at Kurn Hattin, a Windham County school for deaf children.

"We plan to fully investigate these claims, and even though they allegedly happened 30 to 60 years ago, we vow to do all we can to uncover the truth, and if need be, help the survivors find the peace they seek and deserve," wrote Stephen Harrison, who has been at Kurn Hattin for the past five years. An independent review is necessary because most of the alleged incidents occurred as much as 50 to 60 years ago, and it is difficult to ascertain what happened, especially since most of the Homes' leaders from that time are no longer alive."

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