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  • The Boys in the Bunkhouseby Dan Barry

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 15.99

    With this Dickensian tale from America?s heartland, New York Times  writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice and reclaim their lives. In the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa,... more...

  • Disabled people, work and welfareby Chris Grover; Linda Piggott

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 45.95

    Led by the disability movement?s concern with the employment choices faced by disabled people, this controversial book uses sociological and philosophical approaches, as well as international examples, to critically engage with possible alternatives to paid work for disabled people. more...

  • Dementia (RUSSIAN)by WHO

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00

    The world's population is ageing. Improvements in health care in the past century have contributed to people living longer and healthier lives. However this has also resulted in an increase in the number of people with noncommunicable diseases including dementia. Although dementia mainly affects older people it is not a normal part of ageing. Dementia... more...

  • The Guide to Assisting Students With Disabilitiesby PhD Dr. Lisa M. Meeks; CRC MS Neera R. Jain

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 64.99

    Describes how to meet the needs of health science students with disabilities Students with disabilities studying health sciences face unique challenges within their educational environments that require distinct accommodations. This manual is a vital resource for administrators and faculty in health science programs that describes how to create... more...

  • Ethical Research with Childrenby Sarah Richards; Jessica Clark; Allison Boggis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    An increasing interest in children's lives has tested the ethical and practical limits of research. Rather than making tricky ethical decisions, transparent researchers tend to gloss over stories that do not fit with sanitized narratives. This book aims to fill this gap by making explicit the lived experiences of research with children. more...

  • Disabling Policies?by Gillian Fulcher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to conceptualise and theorise policy, so as to place... more...

  • The Disabled Schoolchildby Anderson Elizabeth M.

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1973, this book considers the differences between mainstream schools and special educational needs schools, for children with learning disabilities. It contains a wealth of research data, case history material and reference to existing literature, designed to answer many questions which parents, heads, and schoolteachers have asked.... more...

  • The Costs of Caringby Sally Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ?informal carers?, which this book set to rectify. The volume interweaves hard statistical material about... more...

  • A Single Doorby Caroline Glendinning

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ?community care? and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack information, advice and a co-ordinated pattern of... more...

  • Normalisation in Practiceby Andy Alaszewski; Pauline BN Ong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children?s homes, at that time. Centring on small, community-based facilities, the authors discuss the processes... more...