This fact sheet contains a brief summary of information for parents of children or youth with disabilities at risk for arrest by police at school or in the community.
Corrections and Police
The corrections system can seem intimidating. As a parent, however, you have a right to know what is happening and how you can help your child. Communication is not always easy. You may feel angry, worried, or ashamed if your child is involved with the corrections system.
There are many types of learning disabilities. By understanding how some of the more common types affect a youth’s ability to behave in school, you can better decide whether the behavior supports a determination of a probation violation.