PBS NewsHour

Prisoners with disabilities lack ‘scaffolding for success’

Clip: 06/21/2016 | 7m 10s

According to a new report, more than 750,000 people with disabilities are currently imprisoned in the United States. Advocates say that children born with physical or intellectual disabilities are far more likely to end up in prison than their able-bodied peers, due in part to a lack of support systems. Judy Woodruff talks to Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi from RespectAbility for more on the problem.

Aired: 06/21/16

Rating: NR

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