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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness, Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a pre-determined limit. She juxtaposes theories, movements,... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21
For more than a quarter of a century, Ildefonso, a Mexican Indian, lived in total isolation, set apart from the rest of the world. He wasn't a political prisoner or a social recluse, he was simply born deaf and had never been taught even the most basic language. Susan Schaller, then a twenty-four-year-old graduate student, encountered him in a class... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.99
At just a few months old, Zoe was gradually losing her hearing. Her adoptive parents loved heryet agonizedfeeling they couldn?t handle raising a Deaf child. Would Zoe go back into the welfare system and spend her childhood hoping to find parents willing to adopt her? Or, would she be the long-sought answer to a mother?s prayers? Brandi Rarus was... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 232.00
The concept of Assistive Technology is moving away from adopting the most appropriate devices to overcome the limitations of users, to the designing and setting up of total environments in which people can live, supported by suitable services and additional support devices integrated within the environment. These two perspectives are deeply intertwined,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 49.95
This well-written and informative book has become the standard on the uses and laws regarding therapy and service dogs. With the expansion of new service dog types, a greater complexity with regard to service animal laws and regulations and the interpretation of these by the courts has developed. This book carefully examines these complexities at both... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 54.00
Interpreters who work with signed languages and those who work strictly with spoken languages share many of the same issues regarding their training, skill sets, and fundamentals of practice. Yet interpreting into and from signed languages presents unique challenges for the interpreter, who works with language that must be seen rather than heard. The... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
At an early age, Helen Keller lost both her sight and hearing. Frustration made her a difficult child, until she met Anne Sullivan. With Annes help, Helen learned to communicate. She became a strong-minded woman who shared her thoughts and her inspiration with the world. See how Helen conquered her disabilities. Learn how she came to be a light... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1958; US$ 67.50
Eduard C. Lindeman, a leader in the field of social work for many years, was deeply concerned with the professions development of a basic philosophy. As a teacher at the New York School of Social Work for more than 25 years and as a prolific writer and c more...
- International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00