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- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became effective two years later, and court decisions about the law began to multiply in the middle of the decade. In The Disability Pendulum , Ruth Colker presents the first legislative history of the enactment of the ADA in Congress and analyzes the first decade of judicial decisions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Valerie Leiter argues that there are crucial missing links between federal disability policies and youth’s lives. Her argument is based on thorough examination of federal disability policy and interviews with young people with disabilities, their parents, and rehabilitation professionals. Attention is given to the diversity of expectations,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 37.99
This is the standard reference work for general damages in personal injury claims, and essential reading for all those involved in the area of personal injury.The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of general damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 69.00
"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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
This comprehensive guide explains how to create a life plan for an individual with special needs to ensure they have the best possible future. The author offers knowledgeable advice and practical information on creating circles of support, employment and residential options, government programs, financial and legal considerations, and much more. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger?s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach and with extensive reporting of the thoughts of the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 95.00
This is the first fundamental text to focus specifically on forensic vocational rehabilitation, a field that is forecast to grow rapidly. Forensic vocational rehabilitation consultants evaluate the vocational and rehabilitation needs of individuals in an array of legal settings such as civil litigation, workers' compensation, Social Security disability,... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2005; US$ 19.95
Barrier Free Travel has been nominated for a 2006 Ben Franklin Award! Click here to learn more about the Ben Franklin Awards. Authored by the editor of the leading travel magazine for people with disabilities, Emerging Horizons , this second edition of Barrier Free Travel continues to be the definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use a... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 35.95
The multi-disability nature of acquired brain injury and its complex effects make the return to employment particularly problematic. This book provides a clear overview of the cognitive and psychological difficulties associated with brain injury and discusses how people affected by it can prepare for and remain in employment. more...