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Restorative Justice and People with Developmental Disabilities A Booklet for Family Members, Advocates and Community Living Service Providers

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BCACL, 2006
Summary: 

This 16-page booklet aims to help family members, advocates and community living service providers understand restorative justice and how it can help resolve conflicts involving individuals with developmental disabilities. Restorative justice offers a healing approach to harm done in the community. It accommodates an individual's needs and responsibilities, whether they are the person harmed or the person who caused the harm. It also recognizes the role of the individual"s support network and the community in resolving conflict. This booklet includes useful information on restorative justice print and web-based resources.

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