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  • Keywords for Disability Studiesby Rachel Adams; David Serlin; Benjamin Reiss

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    Keywords for Disability Studies  aims to broaden and define the conceptual framework of disability studies for readers and practitioners in the field and beyond. The volume engages some of the most pressing debates of our time, such as prenatal testing, euthanasia, accessibility in public transportation and the workplace, post-traumatic stress, and... more...

  • The Meaning of Space in Sign Languageby Gemma Barberà Altimira

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Bringing together sign language linguistics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, this book focuses on the use of signing space in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). On the basis of small-scale corpus data, it provides an exhaustive description of referential devices dependent on space. The book provides insight into the study of meaning in... more...

  • Achieving Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilitiesby Natalie Lackenby; Jill Hughes; Jonathan Monk

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 37.95

    This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex health needs and sensory impairments. more...

  • Lösungen zum Arbeitsbuch für die zusätzliche Betreuungskraftby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    Diese Lösungen gehören zu dem Werk "Arbeitsbuch für die zusätzliche Betreuungskraft" (ISBN 978-3-17-029743-2), das auf die aktuellen Richtlinien der §§ 87b Abs. 3 und 45b SGB XI zur Betreuungsarbeit in stationären Pflegeeinrichtungen abgestimmt ist. Es beginnt mit dem Basiskurs. Diesem folgen Arbeitshilfen für das Betreuungspraktikum, der... more...

  • Altern im "globalen Dorf"by Charlotte Schamfuß

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 9.54

    Das Altern in einer pluralistisch geprägten Gesellschaft will gelernt sein; es verlangt ein kultursensibles Miteinander - hervorgerufen durch Globalisierungs- und Internationalisierungsprozesse -, auf das wir vorbereitet werden sollten. Das vorliegende Büchlein zeigt uns Wege auf, wie uns das Zusammenrücken und Zusammenleben gelingen kann, wenn wir... more...

  • Person-Centered Communication with Older Adultsby Timothy A. Storlie

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    Providers serving older adults face a growing problem. Older adults are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with service quality citing deficits in provider communication and relationship skills. The author argues this dissatisfaction is largely related to three widespread issues: ageism, use of professional jargon, and age-related changes in the older... more...

  • Experiences of Charity, 1250-1650by Dr Anne M Scott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    For a number of years scholars who are concerned with issues of poverty and the poor have turned away from the study of charity and poor relief, in order to search for a view of the life of the poor from the point of view of the poor themselves. Great studies have been conducted using a variety of records, resulting in seminal works that have enriched... more...

  • Silent Shockby Michael Magazanik

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    The baby started to come out. Head first, everything OK. But then I saw that there were no arms. And then no legs. The little girl had only a torso and a head. Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. For fifty years the Rowe family cared... more...

  • Inpatient services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities and mental health problemsby Jean O'Hara; Regi Alexander; Vesna Jordanova; Eddie Chaplin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    Over the past few decades, care for people with intellectual disabilities in the UK has moved from long-stay hospitals to the community. As in the general population, a number of these people have mental health and behavioural difficulties for which they may require in-patient services from time to time. Following the broadcast of BBC’s Panorama... more...

  • Adolescents in Public Housingby Von E. Nebbitt

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...