Justice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Justice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Beverly Frantz, PhD, Criminal Justice and Sexuality Project Director, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

Abstract: This is part 1 of 18 in a series of videos from the National Goals in Research, Policy, and Practice meeting. The meeting aimed to advance a research agenda that influences policy and practice for and with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Speaker discusses the criminal justice system and the inequality of treatment between individuals with I/DD and individuals without disabilities, along with how individuals with I/DD are believed or not believed, and treated differently depending if they are the victim or the accused. She also talks about law enforcement officers interacting with individuals with I/DD and how to handle the cases appropriately; sexuality; and how professionals in the disability world can educate students, teachers, and parents so they don’t unintentionally create victims and offenders.
NARIC Accession Number: O20574.  What's this? 
Author(s): Frantz, Beverly.
Project Number: 90RT5019 (formerly H133B130006)90RT5020 (formerly H133B130007)90RT5028 (formerly H133B140026).
Publisher(s): Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Advancing Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA.
Publication Year: 2015.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDES TOWARD DISABILITIES, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, CRIME PREVENTION, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, PUBLIC OFFENDERS, YOUTH.