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  • Mar 20, 2012
  • 02:14 PM

Speech therapy needed to cut re-offending rates

Kirsty Topping / Deadline News
SPEECH therapy could help prevent criminals reoffending, research has found. The most comprehensive study of speech and language therapy within Scotland’s criminal justice system identified a huge un-met need, with few offenders receiving adequate help to improve their communication skills – skills which could better equip individuals to live more successfully and prevent a return to criminal activity.

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