Identification Methodologies and Participation Facilitation Tools

This background paper offers a review of the methodologies for identifying suspects and accused persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities and the practical tools for addressing their special needs and facilitating their participation in the proceedings. It was developed within the framework of the project Offenders with Psycho-Social and Intellectual Disabilities: Identification, Assessment of Needs and Equal Treatment (OPSIDIANET),
implemented by the Center for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria), Centre for European Constitutional Law (Greece), Pope John XXIII Community Association (Italy) and Association Droit au Droit (Belgium).

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