In The Media | 6 November 2015

Here’s how we can stop putting Aboriginal people with disabilities in prison

It also shows what can be done about this shameful breach of human rights.

We have data on hundreds of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities that tells the story of their early and regular contact with police, courts and custody.

And Aboriginal researchers in our team have spoken with Aboriginal people with disabilities, their families, communities and service providers in New South Wales and the Northern Territory so we can better understand their experiences.

Source: The Conversation