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Intellectual Disability and the Criminal Justice System - 28th July 2015

The Seminar 'Intellectual Disability and the Criminal Justice System - Recent Research and Casework Experience' took place in the Education Centre at the Law Society of Ireland,Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, on Tuesday 28th July.

This event was a collaboration between the ACJRD and its Juvenile Justice and Education Working Groups, and the Irish Criminal Justice and Disability Network www.icjdn.ie.

Seminar speakers included (please click on speaker names to download a copy of their presentations)

Professor Shane Kilcommins, Head of the School of Law, University of Limerick

Dr Helen Goode, Senior Clinical Psychologist, The Dublin Adult and Child Therapy Centre

Karen O'Driscoll, Speech & Language Therapist, The Dublin Adult and Child Therapy Centre

The Irish Criminal Justice and Disability Network is a newly established organisation that aims to provide a national platform where disability organisations and criminal justice agencies can be facilitated to improve the experience of those with a learning/intellectual disability who engage with the criminal justice system.