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Parent Support

The National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice

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 courts.

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.

What You Should Know About Rights

What You Should Know About Special Education

 

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