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  • Barriers and Belongingby Michelle Jarman; Leila Monaghan; Alison Quaggin Harkin

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today? The editors and contributors to this essential anthology, Barriers and Belonging, provide thirty-seven personal narratives thatexplore what it means to be disabled and why the field of disability studies matters.  The editors frame the volume... more...

  • Visual Impairment and Workby Sally French

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the development of paid work for visually impaired people in the UK from the 18th century to the present day. It gives a voice to visually impaired people to talk about their working lives and documents the history of employment from their experience, an approach which is severely lacking in the current literature about visual impairment... more...

  • Community Care and Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disabilityby Robin Jackson

    Floris Books 2016; US$ 23.99

    Community care is a concept which has shaped government policy, provision and practice for people with an intellectual disability for four decades. Standing in contrast to institutional care, which held sway for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, community care is often presented in simplistic ways which need to be challenged and re-balanced.... 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

    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$ 13.95

    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...

  • Helping Someone with Mental Illnessby Rosalynn Carter; Susan Golant

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 19.00

    The first thing you need to know is that life isn't over. "The good news," writes Mrs. Carter in Helping Someone with Mental Illness , "is that with proper diagnosis and treatment, the overwhelming majority of people with mental illness can now lead productive lives." Based on Mrs. Carter's twenty-five years of advocacy and the latest data from the... more...

  • Dear Marcusby Jerry McGill

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    The idea to write to you was not an easy one. The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there.   Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan?s Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back by a stranger. Jerry survived, wheelchair-bound for life; his assailant was never caught. Thirty... more...

  • Autismby Steven Hyman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 215.00

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company. more...