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Title: Pathways through services for offenders with intellectual disability: a one- and two-year follow-up study
Authors: Lindsay, William R.
Holland, Tony
Wheeler, Jessica R.
Carson, Derek
O'Brien, Gregory
Taylor, John L.
Steptoe, Lesley
Middleton, Claire
Price, Karen
Johnston, Susan
Young, Steven J.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Social & Health Sciences
Issue Date: May-2010
Publisher: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Citation: Lindsay, W.R. et al. 2010. Pathways through services for offenders with intellectual disability: a one- and two-year follow-up study. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 115(3): pp. 250-262. [Online] Available from DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-115.3.250
Abstract: The pathways through services for offenders with intellectual disability were reviewed. Participants were 197 offenders with intellectual disability accepted into three types of community and three types of secure forensic intellectual disability services. They were first compared with 280 participants referred but not accepted into services and were then followed-up for 2 years to review pathways through services. Those accepted into services had a higher charge rate than did those who were referred (46% and 25%, respectively). The greatest diversity in pathway was seen in participants in community forensic intellectual disability and inpatient services. Individuals in secure settings showed the least diversity over time, and, similarly, a relatively high percentage of those accepted into generic community services remained in these services.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/583
ISSN: 1944-7558
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