Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System and Implications for Transition Planning

@inproceedings{Smith2010IndividualsWI,
  title={Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System and Implications for Transition Planning},
  author={Tammy J Smith and Campbell and James R. Patton},
  year={2010}
}
The focus of this manuscript is on the challenges faced by individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities within the criminal justice system. Prevalence data are cited and these data are interpreted in light of possible rationales for the disproportionate number of individuals with disabilities present within the system. Then the specific challenges faced by individuals with disabilities are discussed within the context of three key elements of the criminal justice system… CONTINUE READING