Vol. 8, No. 4, 2002 Page 8


QUOTABLE: DR. P.R.S. KOOPMAN

Learning disabled juveniles are more likely than other delinquents to be imprisoned. They also return to prison at alarming rates. Their learning deficiencies seem to be rooted in faulty process functioning that has affected their language and cognitive competence.

óDr. P.R.S. Koopman, University of
British Columbia, in Cognitive Disorders
and Syntactical Deficiencies in the Inmate
Populations of Federal Penitentiaries in Canada

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