Young Offenders: Early Intervention For Students With Behavioral And Emotional Disorders

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Helen Hammond
Lawrence Ingalls



The value of early intervention programs for children with delays and/or disabilities has been well accepted in the research.  Providing appropriate special education services at an early age of detecting academic and behavioral/social problems has proven to be effective at eliminating or decreasing special services at a later age. This presentation will discuss the types of educational services provided to young offenders who are now incarcerated at a state prison.  A description of 30 male inmates’ academic history will be provided and patterns regarding the history will be discussed.


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