Speech and language therapy intervention with a group of persistent and prolific young offenders in a non-custodial setting with previously undiagnosed speech, language and communication difficulties.

@article{Gregory2011SpeechAL,
  title={Speech and language therapy intervention with a group of persistent and prolific young offenders in a non-custodial setting with previously undiagnosed speech, language and communication difficulties.},
  author={Juliette Gregory and Karen Bryan},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={202-15}
}
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of children with behaviour and school problems (related to both academic achievement and social participation) are recognized as having undiagnosed speech, language and communication difficulties. Both speech, language and communication difficulties and school failure are risk factors for offending. AIMS To investigate the prevalence of speech, language and communication difficulties in a group of persistent and prolific young offenders sentenced to the Intensive… CONTINUE READING