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  • Agnew, S. E., Powell, M. B., & Snow, P. C. (2006). An examination of the questioning styles of police officers and caregivers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 11(1), 35-53. doi:10.1348/135532505X68494
  • Anckarsäter, H., Nilsson, T., Saury, J.-M., Råstam, M., & Gillberg, C. (2008). Autism spectrum disorders in institutionalized subjects. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 62, 160-167. doi:10.1080/08039480801957269
  • Bonczar, T. P. (2006). Characteristics of State Parole Supervising Agencies.
  • Bradley, K. (2009). The Bradley Report. London, Department of Health, (April 2009). Retrieved from http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:The+Bradley+Report#4
  • Browning, a., & Caulfield, L. (2011). The prevalence and treatment of people with Asperger's Syndrome in the criminal justice system. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 11(2), 165-180. doi:10.1177/1748895811398455
  • Bruder, C., Kroese, B., & Bland, S. (2005). The impact of a vulnerable adult protection policy on the psychological and emotional well-being of adults with a learning disability. Journal of Adult Protection, The. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1932175&show=abstract
  • Burdon, L., & Dickens, G. (2008). Asperger syndrome and offending behaviour. Learning Disability Practice, 12(9), 14-20.
  • Burke, M. M., Griggs, M., Dykens, E. M., & Hodapp, R. M. (2012). Defendants with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses: faring in a mental health court. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 56(3), 305-16. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01422.x
  • Caffero-Tolemy, A. (2012). Relationship Between IQ and Juvenile Offending in Youth with Asperger's Disorder/PDD-NOS.
  • Cederborg, a-C., & Lamb, M. (2008). Interviewing alleged victims with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 52(Pt 1), 49-58. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00976.x
  • Channon, S., Fitzpatrick, S., Drury, H., Taylor, I., & Lagnado, D. (2010). Punishment and sympathy judgments: is the quality of mercy strained in Asperger's syndrome? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(10), 1219-26. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-0980-4
  • Cheely, C. a, Carpenter, L. a, Letourneau, E. J., Nicholas, J. S., Charles, J., & King, L. B. (2012). The prevalence of youth with autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(9), 1856-62. doi:10.1007/s10803-011-1427-2
  • Chen, P., Chen, S., & Yang, Y. (2003). Asperger's disorder: a case report of repeated stealing and the collecting behaviours of an adolescent patient. Acta Psychiatrica ..., 73-76. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1034/j.1600-0447.2003.01354.x/full
  • Clements, J., & Zarkowska, E. (2000). Behavioral concerns and autistic spectrum disorder Explanations and strategies for change. London, England: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Community Corrections Improvement Association. (2001). Commission on the Status of Mental Health of Iowa's Corrections Population. Association, Community Corrections Improvement.
  • Conley, R., Luckasson, R., & Bouthilet, G. (1992). The Criminal justice system and mental retardation: defendants and victims. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co.
  • Cooke, M. (2011). Police "obscene" in Christchurch looter case. Dominion Post, p. 2. Retrieved from http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/5384841/Police-obscene-in-Christchurch-looter-case
  • Copeland, S. R., Luckasson, R., & Shauger, R. (2014). Eliciting perceptions of satisfaction with services and supports from persons with intellectual disability and developmental disabilities: A review of the literature. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(december), 1141-1155. doi:10.1111/jir.12114
  • Davis, L., & MSSW, M. (2005). People with intellectual disabilities in the criminal justice system: Victims & suspects. The Arc Q & A. Retrieved from http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2458
  • Denkowski, G., & Denkowski, K. (1985). The Mentally Retarded Offender in the State Prison System: Identification, Prevalence, Adjustment, and Rehabilitation. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Retrieved from http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/12/1/55.short
  • Everington, C., & Fulero, S. (1999). Competence to Confess: Measuring Understanding and Suggestibility of Defendants with Mental Retardation. Mental Retardation. Retrieved from http://www.aaiddjournals.org/aamronline/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1352%2F0047-6765(1999)037%3C0212:CTCMUA%3E2.0.CO%3B2
  • Freckelton SC, I., & List, D. (2009). Asperger's Disorder, Criminal Responsibility and Criminal Culpability. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 16(1), 16-40. doi:10.1080/13218710902887483
  • Frize, M., Kenny, D., & Lennings, C. (2008). The relationship between intellectual disability, Indigenous status and risk of reoffending in juvenile offenders on community orders. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 52(Pt 6), 510-9. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01058.x
  • Fujikawa, J., Umeshita, S., & Mutura, H. (2002). Sexual crimes committed by adolescents with Asperger's disorder: Problems of management by the viewpoint of probation officers at a family court. Japanese Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43.
  • Fyson, R. (2007). Young people with learning disabilities who sexually harm others: the role of criminal justice within a multi-agency response. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(3), 181-186. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00457.x
  • Goodman, W., Leggett, J., Weston, C., Phillips, S., & Steward, J. (2008). Group treatment for men with learning disabilities who are at risk of sexually offending: themes arising from the four-stage model to offending. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36(4), 249-255. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2008.00497.x
  • Harrell, E. (2014). Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009 - 2012 - Statistical Tables.
  • Haskins, B., & Silva, J. (2006). Asperger's disorder and criminal behavior: forensic-psychiatric considerations. Journal of the American Academy of ..., (Marshall 1996), 47-53. Retrieved from http://www.jaapl.org/content/34/3/374.short
  • Hayes, S. (2007). Missing out: offenders with learning disabilities and the criminal justice system. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(3), 146-153. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00465.x
  • Hayes, S. (2009). The relationship between childhood abuse, psychological symptoms and subsequent sex offending. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual ..., 96-101. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2008.00459.x/full
  • Hayes, S. C. (2007). Women with learning disabilities who offend: what do we know? British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(3), 187-191. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00462.x
  • Heaton, K., & Murphy, G. (2013). Men with Intellectual Disabilities who have Attended Sex Offender Treatment Groups: A Follow-Up. Journal of Applied Research in ..., (2003), 489-500. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jar.12038/full
  • Henry, L., Ridley, A., Perry, J., & Crane, L. (2011). Perceived credibility and eyewitness testimony of children with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 55(4), 385-91. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01383.x
  • Herrington, V. (2009). Assessing the prevalence of intellectual disability among young male prisoners. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(5), 397-410. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01150.x
  • Hiller, J., Wood, H., & Bolton, W. (2006). Developmental theory and developmental deficits: The treatment of sex offenders with Asperger's syndrome. In Sex, mind, and emotion: Innovation in psychological theory and practice (pp. 41-61). London, England: Karnac Books.
  • Hippler, K., Viding, E., Klicpera, C., & Happé, F. (2010). No increase in criminal convictions in Hans Asperger's original cohort. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(6), 774-80. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0917-y
  • Hollomotz, a. (2014). Sex offenders with intellectual disabilities and their academic observers: popular methodologies and research interests. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 58(2), 189-97. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01644.x
  • Journal of intellectual disability research. (2012). Challenging Behaviour, Mental Health, and Offending. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 56(7-8), 673-692. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01583_4.x
  • Katz, N., & Zemishlany, Z. (2006). Criminal Responsibility in Asperger ' s Syndrome. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 43(3), 166-173.
  • Kawakami, C., Ohnishi, M., Sugiyama, T., Someki, F., Nakamura, K., & Tsujii, M. (2012). The risk factors for criminal behaviour in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFASDs): A comparison of childhood adversities between individuals with HFASDs who exhibit criminal behaviour and those with HFASD and no criminal histories. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(2), 949-957. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2011.12.005
  • Keyes, D. W., Edwards, W. J., Derning, T. J., Mental, S., Disability, P., Reporter, L., ... Ed, M. S. (1999). Mitigating Mental Retardation in Capital Cases: Finding the " Invisible " Defendant. Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter, 22(4), 529-539.
  • King, C., & Murphy, G. H. (2014). A Systematic Review of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Criminal Justice System. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(11), 2717-2733. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2046-5
  • Kohn, Y., Fahum, T., Ratzoni, G., & Apter, A. (1998). Aggression and sexual offense in Asperger's syndrome. The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 35(4), 293-9.
  • Lamb, H. R., Weinberger, L. E., Ph, D., & Decuirjr, W. J. (2002). The Police and Mental Health, 53(10).
  • Lashley, J. (2009). Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Special Needs Subject Response Guide for Police Officers. Retrieved from http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:Autism+Spectrum+Disorders+:+A+Special+Needs+Subject+Response+Guide+for+Police+Officers#3
  • Leggett, J., Goodman, W., & Dinani, S. (2007). People with learning disabilities? experiences of being interviewed by the police. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(3), 168-173. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00458.x
  • Lerner MD Northrup EC, Lawer L, Bursztajn HJ, H. O. S. (2012). Emerging perspectives on adolescents and young adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders, violence, and criminal law. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 40(2), 177-190.
  • Lewin, B. (2007). Who cares about disabled victims of crime? Barriers and facilitators for redress. ... of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, (September). Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1741-1130.2007.00115.x/full
  • Li, L., Ford, J., & Moore, D. (2000). an exploratory study of violence, substance abuse, disability, and gender. Social Behavior and Personality: An .... Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sbp/sbp/2000/00000028/00000001/art00006
  • Lindsay, W., & Michie, A. (2011). Comparing Offenders against Women and Offenders against Children on Treatment Outcome in Offenders with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 24(4), 361-369. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00615.x/full
  • Lindsay, W. R., Holland, a J., Carson, D., Taylor, J. L., O'Brien, G., Steptoe, L., & Wheeler, J. (2013). Responsivity to criminogenic need in forensic intellectual disability services. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 57(2), 172-81. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01600.x
  • Lindsay, W. R., Smith, A. H. W., Law, J., Quinn, K., Anderson, A., Smith, A., & Allan, R. (2004). Sexual and nonsexual offenders with intellectual and learning disabilities: a comparison of characteristics, referral patterns, and outcome. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19(8), 875-90. doi:10.1177/0886260504266884
  • Lindsay, W., Steptoe, L., & Haut, F. (2012). Brief report: the sexual and physical abuse histories of offenders with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 56(3), 326-31. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01428.x
  • London, S. (2009). Asperger's Diagnosis Is Tenuous After a Crime. Clinical Psychiatry News, 37(4), 34-35. doi:10.1016/S0270-6644(09)70122-5
  • Luckasson, R., & Reeve, a. (2001). Naming, defining, and classifying in mental retardation. Mental Retardation, 39(1), 47-52. doi:10.1352/0047-6765(2001)039<0047:NDACIM>2.0.CO;2
  • Männynsalo, L., Putkonen, H., Lindberg, N., & Kotilainen, I. (2009). Forensic psychiatric perspective on criminality associated with intellectual disability: a nationwide register-based study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(3), 279-88. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01125.x
  • Mayes, T. a. (2003). Persons with Autism and Criminal Justice: Core Concepts and Leading Cases. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 5(2), 92-100. doi:10.1177/10983007030050020401
  • Mcafee, J. K., Schwilk, C., & Mitruski, M. (2006). Public Policy on Physical Restraint of Children with Disabilities in Public Schools. Education and Treatment of Children, 29(4), 711-728.
  • Mercier, C., & Crocker, A. G. (2011). The first critical steps through the criminal justice system for persons with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39(2), 130-138. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2010.00639.x
  • Miller, K. R., & Vernon, M. (2000). Linguistic Diversity in Deaf Defendants and Due Process Rights. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.
  • Modell, S., & Cropp, D. (2007). Police officers and disability: Perceptions and attitudes. Journal Information, 60-63. Retrieved from http://www.aaiddjournals.org/aamronline/default.asp?doi=10.1352/1934-9556(2007)45[60:POADPA]2.0.CO;2&request=get-document
  • Modell, S., & Mak, S. (2008). A preliminary assessment of police officers' knowledge and perceptions of persons with disabilities. Journal Information, 183-189. doi:10.1352/2008.46
  • Mouridsen, S. E. (2012). Current status of research on autism spectrum disorders and offending. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(1), 79-86. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2011.09.003
  • Müller, E. (2011). Reentry Programs for Students with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System: Four State Approaches. In Forum, (December), 1-12. Retrieved from http://nasdse.org/DesktopModules/DNNspot-Store/ProductFiles/66_0082f096-5a9d-49f7-a2c1-c6ff737af209.pdf
  • Munetz, M., & Griffin. (2006). Use of the Sequential Intercept Model as an Approach to Decriminalization of People With Serious Mental Illness, 57(4).
  • Murphy, G., Powell, S., Guzman, A.-M., & Hays, S.-J. (2007). Cognitive-behavioural treatment for men with intellectual disabilities and sexually abusive behaviour: a pilot study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 51(Pt 11), 902-12. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00990.x
  • Murrie, D. C., Warren, J. I., Kristiansson, M., & Dietz, P. E. (2002). Asperger's Syndrome in Forensic Settings. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 1(1), 59-70. doi:10.1080/14999013.2002.10471161
  • National Institute of Corrections U.S. Department of Justice. (2001). Colorado Mental Health Training Courses for Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers.
  • Northway, R., & Davies, R. (2007). Policies Don't Protect People, It's How They Are Implemented: Policy and Practice in Protecting People with Learning Disabilities from Abuse. Social Policy & .... Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2007.00540.x/full
  • Osher, F., D'Amora, D., Plotkins, M., Jarrett, N., & Eggleston, A. (2012). Adults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery. Council of State Governments Justice Center.
  • Paterson, P. (2008). How well do young offenders with Asperger syndrome cope in custody?. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36(1), 54-58. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00466.x
  • Perske, R. (2008). False Confessions From 53 Persons With Intellectual Disabilities: The List Keeps Growing. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 468-479. doi:10.1352/2008.46
  • Phenix, A., & Sreenivasan, S. (2009). A Practical Guide for the Evaluation of Sexual Recidivism Risk in Mentally Retarded Sex Offenders. ... Academy of Psychiatry and the Law ..., 509-524. Retrieved from http://www.jaapl.org/content/37/4/509.short
  • Quinn, M., Osher, D., & Poirier, J. (2005). Youth with disabilities in juvenile corrections: A national survey. Exceptional Children, 71(3), 339-345. Retrieved from http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:Youth+With+Disabilities+in+Juvenile+Corrections:+A+National+Survey#0
  • Rahman, I., Hirsch, J., & Shah, S. (2007). Overcoming Language Barriers in the Criminal Justice System. Can Language Assistance Technology Help? ... by Vera Institute of Justice, New York). Retrieved ..., (September 2007). Retrieved from http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:OVERCOMING+LANGUAGE+BARRIERS+IN+THE+CRIMINAL+JUSTICE+SYSTEM+Can+Language+Assistance+Technology+Help?#0
  • Ralfs, S., & Beail, N. (2012). Assessing components of empathy in sex-offenders with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID, 25(1), 50-9. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00648.x
  • Ray, F., Marks, C., & Bray-Garretson, H. (2004). Challenges to Treating Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome Who are Sexually Abusive. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 11(4), 265-285. doi:10.1080/10720160490900614
  • Reaves, B. (2008). Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Rice, M. E., Harris, G. T., & Chaplin, T. C. (2008). Sexual Preferences and With Mental Retardation, (1994), 409-425.
  • Robinson, L., Spencer, M. D., Thomson, L. D. G., Stanfield, A. C., Owens, D. G. C., Hall, J., & Johnstone, E. C. (2012). Evaluation of a screening instrument for autism spectrum disorders in prisoners. PLoS ONE, 7(5), 1-8. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036078
  • Rutherford, R., & Bullis, M. (2002). Youth with Disabilities in the Correctional System: Prevalence Rates and Identification Issues, (July), 1-32. Retrieved from http://cecp.air.org/juvenilejustice/docs/youth with disabilities.pdf
  • Sandhu, D. K., Rose, J., Rostill-Brookes, H. J., & Thrift, S. (2012). "It"s intense, to an extent': a qualitative study of the emotional challenges faced by staff working on a treatment programme for intellectually disabled sex offenders. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID, 25(4), 308-18. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00667.x
  • Schalock, R. L., Luckasson, R. a., Shogren, K. a., Borthwick-Duffy, S., Bradley, V., Buntinx, W. H. E., ... Yeager, M. H. (2007). The renaming of mental retardation: Understanding the change to the term intellectual disability. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 45(2), 116-124. doi:10.1352/1934-9556(2007)45[116:TROMRU]2.0.CO;2
  • Seymour, A. (n.d.). Aspiring officer gets suspended sentence for voyeurism; Man, 22, diagnosed with Asperger's is receiving treatment. The Ottawa Citizen.
  • Shively, R. (2004). Treating Offenders With Mental Retardation And Developmental Disabilities. Corrections Today. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=207656
  • Society, N. A. (2005). Autism: A guide for criminal justice professionals. London: National Autistic Society.
  • Spivak, B. L., & Thomas, S. D. M. (2013). Police contact with people with an intellectual disability: the independent third person perspective. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 57(7), 635-46. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01571.x
  • Stenhjem, P. (2005). Youth With Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System: Prevention and Intervention Strategies. Examining Current Challenges in Secondary Education and Transition, 4(1).
  • Strickland, H. A. (2011). Autism and Crime: Should Autistic Individuals be Afforded the use of an "Autism" Defense? University of the Distric of Columbia Law Review.
  • Sutton, L. R., Hughes, T. L., Huang, a., Lehman, C., Paserba, D., Talkington, V., ... Marshall, S. (2012). Identifying Individuals With Autism in a State Facility for Adolescents Adjudicated as Sexual Offenders: A Pilot Study. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 28(3), 175-183. doi:10.1177/1088357612462060
  • Talbot, J., & Riley, C. (2007). No one knows: Offenders with learning difficulties and learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35, 154-161. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00456.x
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  • Williams, B. (2007). Services and Outcomes for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities.
  • Woodbury-Smith, M., & Dein, K. (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Unlawful Behaviour: Where Do We Go from Here? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(11), 2734-2741. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2216-5
  • Yung, C. R. (2014). How to lie with rape statistics: America's hidden rape crisis. Iowa Law Review.

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