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Making Hard Times Harder: Programmatic Accommodations for Inmates with Disabilities Under the American’s with Disabilities Act

“While prison is hard for everyone, incarceration is even more challenging for inmates with disabilities. Research shows that inmates with disabilities are sentenced to an average of fifteen more months in prison as compared to other inmates with similar criminal convictions. The time they serve is also harder, with more sanctions imposed and less access to positive programming… Read more »

Crimes Against Persons with Disabilities

Developed by the National Center for Victims of Crime, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, this Crimes Against Persons with Disabilities fact sheet, looks at various statistics such as rates of violent victimization, types of crimes committed against people with disabilities, child victims of abuse and neglect, and more.