What is it about?
It's about providing simple accommodations in courtroom practices to support understanding and ensure procedural fairness.
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Why is it important?
People with Neuro-divergent needs, are represented far more in the justice sector and the prison population than the general population. They often lack understanding of the process or have failed to provide necessary paperwork which finds them in court.
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This page is a summary of: Responding to neurodiversity in the courtroom: A brief evaluation of environmental accommodations to increase procedural fairness, Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, June 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/cbm.2239.
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