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Dr. Nancy Hardman
Dr. Randall D. Wight
Dr. Myra Houser
In this work, an overview is given of the prevalence of language disorders within the youth offender population along with its implication for you g individuals in the criminal justice system. An evidence-based argument is made for the need for speech-language pathologists to advocate for youth offenders with language disorders by educating relevant personnel and providing language therapy services to youth offenders who qualify.
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Johnson, Jennifer, "Advocacy in the Youth Justice System as a Speech-Language Pathologist" (2021). Honors Theses. 789.