Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 6 – Eye Contact

Eye contact is something that autistic people can find very difficult, but it is also something that our society values very highly.  This can often lead to problems and conflict.  This article isn’t designed to give people tips on how to be better at making eye contact, but rather to illustrate why it can be […]

Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 3 – Environment

When a person with autism is going to be spoken to by the police they have no way of knowing where the interview will take place.  If they are suspected of a crime then it is entirely possible they will be under arrest, and be spoken to in an interview room at a police station. […]

Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 2

Are people with autism more likely to come in to contact with the criminal justice system?  And if so, why? It goes without saying that not all autistic people are potential criminals, but there are certain factors that might make it more likely for somebody with autism to come in to contact with the criminal […]

Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 1

There things in autistic people`s behaviour that can make them more vulnerable when they come in to contact with the criminal justice system? Getting in to trouble with the police isn’t a pleasant experience for anybody.  However, if this does happen there are certain ways that people are expected to behave when they are arrested, […]

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