Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile
The PACER Center, Inc. (2000). Reaching
Out to Parents of Youth With Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice
System. Minneapolis, MN: Author.
Families have the potential to be the greatest source of positive
change and support for youth in the juvenile justice system. This
article describes how families can be active partners with professionals
in addressing serious behavioral issues, and developing successful
treatment plans for youth at-risk for or involved with juvenile
Garfinkel, L. (2001). What
Parents Need to Know About Children with Disabilities and the Delinquency
System. College Park, MD: The National Center on Education,
Disability and Juvenile Justice.
This fact sheet is intended for parents of incarcerated youth
with disabilities. It summarizes how parents can be involved in
ensuring that incarcerated children receive the special education
and related services to which they are entitled.
You Should Know About Rights
You Should Know About Special Education
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