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  • A Handbook for the Study of Mental Healthby Teresa L. Scheid; Tony N. Brown

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    A comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health, with chapters written by leading scholars and researchers in their fields. more...

  • Introduction to American Deaf Cultureby Thomas K. Holcomb

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 52.99

    Introduction to American Deaf Culture is the only comprehensive textbook that provides a broad, yet in-depth, exploration of how Deaf people are best understood from a cultural perspective, with coverage of topics such as how culture is defined, how the concept of culture can be applied to the Deaf experience, and how Deaf culture has evolved over... more...

  • Too Late to Die Youngby Harriet McBryde Johnson

    Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 22.99

    With a voice as disarmingly bold, funny, and unsentimental as its author, a thoroughly unconventional memoir that shatters the myth of the tragic disabled life Harriet McBryde Johnson isn't sure, but she thinks one of her earliest memories was learning that she will die. The message came from a maudlin TV commercial for the Muscular Dystrophy... more...

  • Dementia Care A Care Worker Handbookby Belinda Goode; Val Michie

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 14.38

    One-stop handbook to support training and continuing professional development in dementia care. more...

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Childby David Wilkin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children. It discusses the problems of assistance that they may have experienced from their families, the community, or the available services. Whilst arguing for far more support for mothers when they are the main carer, this book also suggests reasons... more...

  • Childhood Disability and Family Systemsby Michael Ferrari; Marvin B. Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this book focuses on childhood disability within the family. It examines the very nature of disability itself, as well as many of the fundamental elements of families. The book was written at a time when the meaning level of disability and its effect on family and society were rapidly changing and people with disabilities... more...

  • Daily Living with a Handicapped Childby Diana M. Millard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this book focuses on the support and reassurance needed by parents of children with handicaps. It provides a practical guide in relation to daily care and is equally as relevant to professionals, therapists, teachers, doctors and psychologists who must advise parents. Written by an Occupational Therapist, the book highlights... more...

  • Disabled Childhoodsby Janice McLaughlin; Edmund Coleman-Fountain; Emma Clavering

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by multiple practices through which they are examined. This... more...

  • Integration of Handicapped Children in Societyby James Loring; Graham Burn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1975, this book looks at the place of children with handicaps in society, at that time. It argues that in the thirty years previous, a great deal of progress was made in the field of rehabilitation but that the separation between handicapped people and the community was still a challenge. A strong range of contributors discuss approaches... more...

  • Parents and Young Mentally Handicapped Childrenby Helen McConachie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1986, this book reviews research on the role parents play in fostering the early development of children with mental handicaps. Professionals and parents must work together to give such children the chance of living as ordinary lives as possible and here, the author develops a broadly-based conceptual framework for the involvement... more...