Each annotated bibliography must be at least 500 words in length summarizing the rationale for the study, research questions, participants, and outcomes of the research study. Also, you need to provide a critique of the study
Annotated bibliography Name Institution Date Cheely, C. A., Carpenter, L. A., Letourneau, E. J., Nicholas, J. S., Charles, J., & King, L. B. (2012). The prevalence of youth with autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 42(9), 1856-1862. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-011-1427-2 The study highlights the differences in crimes committed between the delinquent juveniles with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and those without the condition. There is increased interest on the relationship between ASD and crime rates. The presence of ASD symptoms among delinquent offenders is considered to determine the extent to which the autistic traits influence offending behavior. Increasingly, young people with ASD are in contact with the criminal justice system (CJS), which in turn provides criminal justice records and surveillance on the different type of offences committed by youths with ASD. The research questions are to determine the frequency and type of offences committed by youth (12-18) with ASD. What are the adjudication outcomes for youth with ASD and those without, when the Department of Juvenile Justice in involved (DJJ)? The other question is what are the features that predict contact between youth with ASD and the Criminal Justice system? The study participants were young people (12- 18 years) who had been registered on the South Carolina Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Projec...