Recent Research and Casework Experience Seminar

This first event jointly hosted by the ICJDN and the ACJRD  took place in the education centre at the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. Audience members actively participated in an interesting discussion and a questions & answers session, further highlighting the pressing necessity to explore and improve the experience of those with a disability engaged with the criminal justice system.

The speakers and panel included:
Prof Shane Kilcommins
Head of School of Law
University of Limerick
Disability in the Courtroom: the centrality of the outsider
status of victims with disability

Dr Helen Goode
Senior Clinical Psychologist
The Dublin Adult and Child Therapy Centre
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Clinical Overview and Guide for Criminal
Justice Professionals

Karen O’Driscoll
Speech & Language Therapist
The Dublin Adult and Child Therapy Centre
Case Study: How Autism Spectrum Disorder May Present

Maura Butler

Fiona Murphy
Irish Criminal Justice and Disability Network

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