Prisons and Jails

Fact Sheets

P&A has written fact sheets on a variety of topics. These fact sheets are designed to help you understand your rights under the law and self-advocate for these rights. If you need more help understanding your rights or how to advocate for your rights please call our Information and Referral line at 1-866-275-7273.   


Section 504 and Rights of Prisoners


Juvenile Justice Report

Outside Resources

Juveniles in Custody for Noncriminal Acts: This interactive report shows state-by-state breakdown for probation violations and status offenses, such as truancy and running away

Probation Referral: A Model for Diversion of Children and Youth with Disabilities from the Juvenile Justice System October 2019  by National Disability Rights Network