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- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 30.00
Persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) are frequently the most vulnerable group and on many occasions are exposed tohuman rights violations and deprived of minimum services and dignity. These persons are also the most likely to be secludedin large institutions unable to access basic health and educational services and excluded from ordinary social... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95
Mental health services tend to view and treat mental health problems in an individual-centric way. This book argues for an alternative route to recovery that is cognizant of our social nature, needs and difficulties. It focuses on the therapeutic value of meeting others who face similar problems and sharing experiences. more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 59.95
Inclusion disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document the current theoretical approaches, foundations and issues in the study of accessible tourism. In drawing together the contributions to this... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 44.00
A very easy-to-read book which covers all the essential theory and practice needed for a sound understanding of social work and mental health more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 4.21
Marie Joseph knew that her arthritis was incurable, but still she was determined not to give in to it - to live a 'complete' life. Through both the constant pain and the endless series of cures, she never lost sight of either her own resolve, her love for her family, or her sense of humour. This is her story. It is the courageous story of learning... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 9.86
Neglected beyond belief, rescued by love... Dani was so severely neglected by her birth mother that she grew up knowing only squalor. She never went to school or the doctor, and rarely glimpsed sunlight. Desperately malnourished, she couldn't talk and had never been toilet-trained. The social worker who took her into care had never heard of... more...
Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning SpacesWiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Disability can affect adults across the life span—and it is the one minority group every person could join. This sourcebook aims to broaden the view of disability from a medical or economic concern to a social justice concern. It examines practical, theoretical, and research aspects of disability—including those who question disability... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 67.99
Integrating current research with the experiences of people with cognitive disabilities, this volume examines how assistive and cognitive support technologies are being harnessed to provide assistance for thinking, remembering, and learning. The book vividly describes real-life situations in which cognitively impaired individuals use assistive supports... more...