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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...