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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 59.99
Despite international and national guarantees of equal rights, there remains a great deal to be done to achieve global employment equality for individuals with disabilities. In OECD countries, the employment rate of persons with disabilities was just over 40%, compared to 75% for persons without a disability; in many low- and middle-income countries,... more...
Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential SettingsCharles C Thomas 2014; US$ 34.95
The aim of this book is to provide an overview of positive behavior supports for adults with disabilities in a written format that is directed to support providers who can immediately put the information to use. The authors have written the book in a non-technical format and include clear real-life examples for using positive behavior supports in employment,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture. In Seeing Voices , Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 34.50
This innovative and adventurous work uses broadly feminist and postmodernist modes of analysis to explore what motivates damaging attitudes and practices towards disability. Margrit Shildrick argues for the significance of the psycho-social imaginary, and suggests a way forward in disability's queering of normative paradigms. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society," and use sport to contribute to "a better world for all people with a disability." This social agenda offered the potential to re-frame disability;... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99
When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 45.00
A core textbook for those taking post-qualifying courses in mental health social work and those training to become Approved Mental Health Professionals. Each chapter is mapped against the National Occupational Standards for Social Work. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 12.99
"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."-- Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind , Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without... more...