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This information sheet aims to provides an overview of what will happen and some practical tips that can help prepare for an interview, should you or the person you care for, become a victim or witness to crime.
Legal firms we know of who have experience of dealing with autism spectrum disorders.
People with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be the witnesses or victims of crime. The Witness Intermediary Scheme aims to support people through the criminal justice process.
It is believed that there are many people with autism within the prison population. This section outlines the rights of people with disabilities when they are in prison.
Here Sue Mulcahy, Action Researcher at the University of Liverpool, talks about the vulnerability of people with autism in the criminal justice system and the importance of greater understanding. More films from our conferences.
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