Responding to communication needs in the justice system

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Please find below earlier toolkits which will continue to be a useful resource for advocates, practitioners and others. Please note that this information is not a substitute for obtaining appropriate legal advice, nor is it a substitute for thorough legal research.

1Ground rules hearings and the fair treatment of vulnerable people in court
» Download PDF - 1 December 2016 (0.3mb)

1aCase management in criminal cases when a witness or defendant is vulnerable
» Download PDF - 10 April 2017 (0.3mb)
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.3mb)

2General principles from research-planning to question a vulnerable person or someone with communication needs
» Download PDF - 30 November 2015 (0.3mb)

2aGeneral principles from research-planning to question a vulnerable person or someone with communication needs
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.3mb)

2bSummary: General principles from research - planning to question a vulnerable person or someone with communication needs
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.3mb)

4Planning to question someone with a learning disability
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.4mb)

5Planning to question someone with 'hidden disabilities': specific language impairment, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and attention deficit disorder
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.5mb)

6Planning to question a child or young person
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.7mb)

7Additional factors concerning children under 7(or functioning at a very young age)
» Download PDF - 21 October 2013 (0.6mb)

13Vulnerable witnesses and parties in the family courts 
» Download PDF - 8 Novemebr 2014 (0.6mb)

16Intermediaries: step by step
» Download PDF - 10 April 2017 (0.6mb)

18Working with traumatised witnesses, defendants and parties 
» Download PDF - July 2015 (0.6mb)

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