Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: Volume 3 Issue 2


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Serious juvenile offenders with and without intellectual disabilities

H.L. Kaal, E.F.J.M. Brand, M. van Nieuwenhuijzen

The purpose of this study is to determine what differences there are in personal characteristics and functioning between juvenile offenders under a mandatory treatment order with…


Accused of murder: supporting the communication needs of a vulnerable defendant at court and at the police station

Brendan M. O'Mahony

This paper's aim is to examine the interaction between an intermediary, a vulnerable defendant and barristers and the judge in a courtroom. The paper seeks to consider how the…


“Journey's end”: statistical pathways into offending for adults with specific learning difficulties

Stephen J. Macdonald

The aim of this study is to understand how social barriers might result in people with specific learning difficulties coming in contact with the criminal justice system in the UK…

“Shared Pathway” national pilot project: the experience of a secure learning disability service

Fola Esan, Melanie Pittaway, Beatrice Nyamande, Alex Graham

This paper aims to describe the experience of a secure learning disability service in participating in the national Shared Pathway pilot project in secure services.

Speech and language therapy within a forensic support service

Nicola McNamara

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists recommend speech and language therapy intervention should be a key feature of approaches aimed at reducing re‐offending. This…



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2010 – 2012

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Emerald Publishing Limited