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  • 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...

  • From Good Will To Civil Rightsby Richard Scotch

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    Now that curb cuts, braille elevator buttons, and closed caption television are commonplace, many people assume that disabled people are now full participants in American society. This book tells a rather different story. It tells how America's disabled mobilized to effect sweeping changes in public policy, not once but twice, and it suggests that... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Current Issues and Trends in Special Educationby Festus E. Obiakor; Jeffrey P. Bakken; Anthony F. Rotatori

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    The field of special education constantly changes as a result of legislation, instructional formats and research investigations. Addressing the issues and trends in Special Education, this title covers identification, assessment and instruction. It also covers research, technology, and teacher preparation. more...

  • Reading Embodied Citizenshipby Emily Russell

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    Drawing from major figures in American literature, including Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and David Foster Wallace, as well as introducing texts from the emerging canon of disability studies, Emily Russell demonstrates the place of disability at the core of American ideals. The narratives prompted by the encounter between ... more...

  • Disability Harassmentby Mark C. Weber

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    Building on the insights of both disability studies and civil rights scholars, Mark C. Weber frames his examination of disability harassment on the premise that disabled people are members of a minority group that must negotiate an artificial yet often damaging environment of physical and attitudinal barriers. The book considers courts’ approaches... more...

  • The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Lawby George A. Giuliani

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    This useful handbook provides educators with a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with special needs that they support. Written in a user-friendly Q and A format, it covers all of the key areas of special education law including Free Appropriate Public Education, related services, and discipline. more...