Learning disabilities in prison

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It is generally acknowledged that between 5 and
10% of adults who offend have learning disabilities,
compared to slightly more than 2% of the general
population (Department of Health, 2001).
Around a quarter of children (under 18 years) who
offend have very low IQs of less than 70 (Harrington
and Bailey et al, 2005). This does not mean that
around a quarter of children who offend have learning
disabilities, but they will have support needs similar to
those of people with learning disabilities.

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