Probation Referral: A Model for Diversion of Children and Youth with Disabilities from the Juvenile Justice System
The report describes strategies to prevent mis-incarceration of children with disabilities who end up in the correctional system, after they are failed by other systems.
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June 10, 2015
Children with disabilities are disproportionately placed in the juvenile justice system, receive inadequate treatment and are denied educational opportunities, the National Disability Rights Network asserted in a report released today.“More than 65 percent of youth in the justice system meet the criteria for a disability, a rate that is…Publication