Sharon Gray, YJB Board member, discusses neurodiversity in the youth justice system

Published: 03/04/2024

At least one in three people who touch the justice system are thought to be neurodivergent, which is twice the proportion in the general population, reflects YJB Board member, Sharon Gray OBE. She says: “It is simply unacceptable that a child is more likely to be criminalised because of their differences.” In this YJB blog,…
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Neurodiversity – A Whole-Child Approach for Youth Justice – HM Inspectorate of Probation (July 2021)

Published: 03/11/2021

Summary:  Access to the HM Inspectorate of Probation Academic Insights report concerned with neurodiversity in youth justice.   Description: HM Inspectorate of Probation have published Neurodiversity – a whole-child approach for youth justice report. The report summarises the evidence base around neurodiversity and the lessons for those working in youth justice with children.   The academic…
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