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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture. In Seeing Voices , Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95
In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outcome of these interactions is far less therapeutic and leads to a cycle of arrests and ultimately incarceration.... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 9.99
In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated into a shadow of its former self. He had been stricken with spinal polio. When he emerged from the grip of the disease, he was confronted... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
For twenty-five years, The Social Work Interview has been the textbook of choice in social work and other human service courses, as well as an essential professional resource for practitioners. This new edition, the first in seven years, is thoroughly updated-revised, expanded, and reorganized for more thorough coverage and for more effective teaching... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 47.00
"For the first time, this book tells the stories of the families who set key precedents for children with special needs. It also gives a novel and in-depth description of the political and legislative process of the landmark Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In so doing, Colker offers an unprecedented historical account of this law,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Multiple Sclerosis affects hopes and expectations, restructures relationships, modifies careers and changes lives. It is a disease of variable onset, problematic diagnosis, unpredicatable prognosis and no effective treatment. Using unique autobiographical accounts of people with the disease, Ian Robinson sensitively portrays the difficulties and frustrations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
In examining the social and psychological aspects of epilepsy, the author takes not only the perspectives of individuals and their families, but also popular conceptions of the disorder. The result is an illuminating account of the social reality of epilepsy that demonstrates the distinctive contribution that the social sciences can play in understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
The Fourth Edition of the Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities, this edition explores more varieties of bodily and mental experience.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00
Everything you need to legally safeguard your mental health practice Fully revised, The Portable Lawyer for Mental Health Professionals, Third Edition identifies, explores, and presents solutions to both the simple and complex legal questions that mental health practices must deal with daily. Written by Thomas Hartsell Jr. and Barton Bernsteinattorneys... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This volume offers a unique and real dialogue between Western/Academic and Native American/Indigenous voices on the concepts of disability and wellness. more...