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- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20
In a challenge to current thinking about cognitive impairment, this book explores what it means to treat people with intellectual disabilities in an ethical manner. Reassessing philosophical views of intellectual disability, Licia Carlson shows how we can affirm the dignity and worth of intellectually... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95
Supporting Positive Behaviour examines the underlying reasons for behaviour that challenges, ways to spot challenges before they occur and strategies to minimise or prevent incidents. This interactive workbook will help staff to understand appropriate interventions, and implement strategies that will reduce the behaviours over time. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 57.95
Mental Health Law in England and Wales is a complete guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, and is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses. It will also be of value to patients and their elatives and carers. Featuring... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2010; US$ 25.52
A father explores his son?s autism, and delivers a hopeful message. A Perfect World is a unique international survey, drawing on scores of lengthy interviews conducted over four years, as well as being a moving family memoir. It offers new insights on the diagnosis of autism, intervention therapy, research and special-needs learning. It is a story... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 30.00
Persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) are frequently the most vulnerable group and on many occasions are exposed tohuman rights violations and deprived of minimum services and dignity. These persons are also the most likely to be secludedin large institutions unable to access basic health and educational services and excluded from ordinary social... more...
- The Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95
This book provides a socio-historical account of the changing treatment of disabled people in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. It asks whether life has really changed for disabled people and shows the value of using biographical methods in new and critical ways to examine social and historical change over time. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95
Mental health services tend to view and treat mental health problems in an individual-centric way. This book argues for an alternative route to recovery that is cognizant of our social nature, needs and difficulties. It focuses on the therapeutic value of meeting others who face similar problems and sharing experiences. more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 59.95
Inclusion disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document the current theoretical approaches, foundations and issues in the study of accessible tourism. In drawing together the contributions to this... more...