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- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
A groundbreaking study of deafness, by a philosopher who combines the scientific erudition of Oliver Sacks with the historical flair of Simon Schama. There is nothing more personal than the human voice, traditionally considered the expression of the innermost self. But what of those who have no voice of their own and cannot hear the voices of others?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This edited volume picks up where Psychological Perspectives on Deafness, Volume 1 ended. Composed of review chapters that reflect cutting-edge views from well-known international researchers within the field, this book surveys issues within the field of deafness, such as cognition, learning disabilities, social development, language development,... more...
- Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 65.00
Completely revised with the latest research and clinical strategies, this is the authoritative volume on Asperger syndrome (now part of DSM-5 autism spectrum disorder). Considered the definitive reference since its initial publication, the book focuses on how to assess each child or adolescent's needs and provide effective interventions in the areas... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 57.99
In Approaches to Social Research: The Case of Deaf Studies, Alys Young and Bogusia Temple explore the relationship between key methodological debates in social research and the special context of studies concerning d/Deaf people(s). The book is organized around 7 topics: being d/Deaf as a site of contested identity and representation; epistemology... more...
- Floris Books 2014; US$ 14.57
Dyslexia has long been known as a learning difficulty that primarily affects literacy skills. Increasingly, however, researchers and professionals working with dyslexia suggest that it is less a disorder than a sign of specially gifted people. People with dyslexia often have a highly developed imagination and a unique way of perceiving things. They... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 111.00
The book is concerned with changes in the perception of sound that are associated with hearing loss and aging. Hearing loss affects about 7% of the population in developed countries, and the proportion is increasing as the average age of the population increases. The audiogram is the most widely used diagnostic tool in audiology clinics around the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 31.99
Vertigo and dizziness rate among the most frequently occurring presenting complaints in neurology and in general medical practice. Since most patients do not have acute complaints at the time of examination, the clinician requires keen judgment in making a diagnosis, as patients often report confusing, real, or hypothetical causes of their problems.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Normalisierungs- und Normierungspraxen der Mehrheitsgesellschaft schliessen Menschen mit zugeschriebener Behinderung von der gleichberechtigten Teilhabe am Erwerbsleben aus. Silvester Popescu-Willigmann geht von einer kulturellen Genese behindernd wirkender sozialer Praktiken aus und rekonstruiert aus dieser Perspektive die Laufbahnen hochqualifizierter,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
This book considers deafness as a medical condition, exploring the neuronal consequences on the peripheral and the central nervous system as well as on cognition and learning, viewed from the standpoint of genetics, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, molecular biology, systems neuroscience, and cognitive neuroscience. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The second edition of Sound Practice looks afresh at how young children can be helped to discover basic facts about an alphabetic spelling system, within the context of their developing spoken language. It examines why children might fail to understand letter-sound links; the origins of severe and persistent difficulties with achieving functional... more...