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  • 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...

  • Quality Indicators for Assistive Technologyby Gayl Bowser; Diana Foster Carl; Kelly Fonner; Terry Vernon Foss; Jane Edgar Korsten; Kathleen Lalk; Joan Breslin Larson; Scott Marfilius; Susan McCloskey; Penny Reed; Joy Smiley Zabala

    CAST Professional Publishing 2015; US$ 49.99

    More than 6 million children with disabilities in North America require assistive technology and related services each year in order to participate and succeed in school. This book, Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology, provides an essential guide for assessing a child's needs, choosing and implementing the right technologies and services, and... more...

  • Parents and Young Mentally Handicapped Childrenby Helen McConachie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1986, this book reviews research on the role parents play in fostering the early development of children with mental handicaps. Professionals and parents must work together to give such children the chance of living as ordinary lives as possible and here, the author develops a broadly-based conceptual framework for the involvement... more...

  • Childhood Disability and Family Systemsby Michael Ferrari; Marvin B. Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this book focuses on childhood disability within the family. It examines the very nature of disability itself, as well as many of the fundamental elements of families. The book was written at a time when the meaning level of disability and its effect on family and society were rapidly changing and people with disabilities... more...

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Childby David Wilkin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children. It discusses the problems of assistance that they may have experienced from their families, the community, or the available services. Whilst arguing for far more support for mothers when they are the main carer, this book also suggests reasons... more...

  • Integration of Handicapped Children in Societyby James Loring; Graham Burn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1975, this book looks at the place of children with handicaps in society, at that time. It argues that in the thirty years previous, a great deal of progress was made in the field of rehabilitation but that the separation between handicapped people and the community was still a challenge. A strong range of contributors discuss approaches... more...

  • Daily Living with a Handicapped Childby Diana M. Millard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this book focuses on the support and reassurance needed by parents of children with handicaps. It provides a practical guide in relation to daily care and is equally as relevant to professionals, therapists, teachers, doctors and psychologists who must advise parents. Written by an Occupational Therapist, the book highlights... more...

  • Disabled Childhoodsby Janice McLaughlin; Edmund Coleman-Fountain; Emma Clavering

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by multiple practices through which they are examined. This... more...