URI professor developing abuse-reporting app to help people with intellectual disabilities

KRISHNA VENKATASUBRAMANIAN, associate professor at the University of Rhode Island, second from left, is creating an app that will help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities report sexual abuse. Also pictured are, from left, graduate students helping in the app's creation, Mary Wishart, Emiton Alves and Tom Howard. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island assistant professor is working with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local organizations in creating an app that will help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities better report sexual abuse. The university said Monday that Krishna Venkatasubramanian, an associate professor of computer science at the university, began working…

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