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  • Disability and the welfare state in Britainby Jameel Hampton

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    The British Welfare State initially seemed to promise welfare for all, but excluded millions of disabled people. This book examines attempts in the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. It also provides the first major analysis of the Disablement Income Group and the Thalidomide campaign. more...

  • The Fantasy of Disabilityby Jeffrey Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability? What role do these fantasies play in defining the condition of disability? What can these fantasies teach us about human vulnerability writ large? The Fantasy of Disability explores how popular culture texts, such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and Glee , fantasize... more...

  • Mental Health Law in England and Walesby Paul Barber; Robert Brown; Debbie Martin

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 55.00

    A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional ? from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses. more...

  • UDL Now!by Katie Novak; David Rose

    CAST Professional Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    In this revised and expanded edition of UDL Now! Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners meet high standards using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a framework for inclusive education that aims to lower barriers to learning and optimize each individual's opportunity to learn.... more...

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Bodyby Elisabet Apelmo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This path-breaking book analyses the experiences of young sporting women with physical impairments. Taking phenomenology as a point of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the young women handle living with a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant ? the disabled body ? and on the other hand is viewed as accomplished ? the sporting body.... more...

  • Rehabilitation Counseling and Emerging Disabilitiesby CRC PhD Lynn C. Koch; CRC PhD Phillip D. Rumrill

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 79.99

    The first book to focus on non-traditional, emerging disabilities and their implications for rehabilitation practice Emerging disabilities are disabling conditions that are either new to medical science, often medically debated, and lacking in known etiology; or those increasing in prevalence in recent years. This master?s level... more...

  • Working for a Living?by Helen Barnes

    Policy Press 2000; US$ 28.95

    This valuable study compares the welfare states of Sweden, Germany and Britain on the basis of social policy provision for disabled people of working age, particularly in the areas of income maintenance and employment policy. more...

  • Helen Kellerby Johanna Hurwitz

    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...

  • Disability and the Life Courseby Mark Priestley

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    First published in 2001, this book explores the global experience of disability using a novel life course approach. more...

  • Water Under Waterby Peter Rix

    Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.81

    A love story to make you question your own assumptions, emotions and actions. Water Under Water is the story of Jim and Tom Campion, a father and son who share a passion for the water. Jim is a high achiever - Tom has Down Syndrome. The novel is as much about their struggle to love and accept each other as it is a boy's coming of age tale. Tom and... more...