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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

WA study finds 89% of children in detention have severe cognitive impairment

WA study finds 89% of children in detention have severe cognitive impairment
- Eighty-nine per cent of children in detention in Western Australia have a severe cognitive impairment and 36% have foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), according to a world-leading study. It is the ... are Indigenous. Western Australia has the highest rate of Indigenous youth detention in Australia.