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- Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.18
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 9.99
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...
- 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...
- Spinifex Press 2006; US$ 19.95
Personal stories of women who have resisted medical eugenics - women who were told they shouldn't have babies because of perceived disability or because of some imperfection in the child. They have confronted the stigma of disability and had their children anyway, in the belief that all life is valuable. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...