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Your client, intermediaries and ‘invisible’ Autism

Here’s a question that we regularly deal with as solicitors or advocates: is it possible my client needs an intermediary?

What is neurodiversity

People who are neurodivergent may have a condition to which s4 Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964 and the Pritchard criteria apply. Neurodivergence may also be relevant to full and partial defences such as insanity, diminished responsibility or duress and to the mens rea of certain offences.