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  • Brain Injury and Returning to Employmentby James Japp

    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...

  • Voices from the Edgeby Ruth O'Brien

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 73.99

    Challenges the mindset of those who would deny equal protection to the disabled, and to provide informative analysis regarding the intent and application of the ADA for those seeking to learn more about disability rights. It gives insight into the moral reasoning behind the laws and the personal consequences to deprived of their rights. more...

  • Children with Mental Disorder and the Lawby Anthony Harbour; Mary Mitchell; Wendy Whitaker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice. more...

  • Community Care Practice and the Lawby Michael Mandelstam

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 75.00

    This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners. more...

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Lawby Michael Mandelstam

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals. more...

  • A Guide to Special Education Advocacyby Matthew Cohen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 26.95

    This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability. more...

  • Escaping Stigma and Neglectby Giuseppe Zampaglione

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99

    People with disabilities in Sierra Leone are disadvantaged in regards to their access to social services and the economic opportunities available to them. Oftentimes, they are marginalized and their rights are ignored. The government of Sierra Leone is taking measures to improve the social and economic situation of people with disabilities in the country.... more...

  • Unfallbegutachtungby Friedrich Mehrhoff; Gert Muhr; Renate Ch. Meindl

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    A standard reference work for all who prepare, order, appraise, or evaluate reports on the consequences of accidents. more...

  • Issues in Human Rights Protection of Intellectually Disabled Personsby Andreas Dimopoulos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    This volume examines a wide array of issues relating to human rights and intellectual disability, such as the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the case law of the ECtHR, and jurisprudential issues of liberal equality. It will of interest academics, human rights activists and legal practitioners in the field of disability rights. more...

  • Transition Planning for Students with Disabilitiesby Jeffery P. Bakken; Fesus E. Obiakor

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95

    The need for transition services for students with exceptionalities is apparent and critical for their success after high school. It is essential for school professionals, parents, and students to work collaboratively and consultively to determine each student's future goals and develop an effective plan to meet those goals successively. This book,... more...