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  • Disability in Japanby Carolyn S. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Disability and chronic illness represents a special kind of cultural diversity, the "other" to "normal" able-bodiedness. Most studies of disability consider disability in North American or European contexts; and studies of diversity in Japan consider ethnic and cultural diversity, but not the differences arising from disability. This book therefore... more...

  • Behavioral Emergencies for the Emergency Physicianby Leslie S. Zun; Lara G. Chepenik; Mary Nan S. Mallory

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 68.00

    This comprehensive, go-to volume features cutting edge discussion of the emergency department management of mental health patients. more...

  • Disability and Contemporary Performanceby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Disability and Contemporary Performance presents a remarkable challenge to existing assumptions about disability and artistic practice. In particular, it explores where cultural knowledge about disability leaves off, and the lived experience of difference begins. Petra Kuppers, herself an award-winning artist and theorist, investigates the ways in... more...

  • Riding the Bus with My Sisterby Rachel Simon

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.99

    In the ten years since Rachel Simon first invited the world to board the bus with her and her sister, Cool Beth, readers across the globe have been moved by their story. Now, in an updated edition, Rachel Simon reflects on changes in her life, Beth's life, and the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The highlight... more...

  • Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?by Alan M. Hultquist; Lydia Corrow

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 13.95

    Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for him, and how he can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends and carers and a great starting point for group discussions. more...

  • A Nearly Normal Lifeby Charles L. Mee

    Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 25.35

    In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated into a shadow of its former self. He had been stricken with spinal polio. When he emerged from the grip of the disease, he was confronted... more...

  • A Nearly Normal Lifeby Charles L. Mee

    Little, Brown and Company 2013; Not Available

    In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated into a shadow of its former self. He had been stricken with spinal polio. When he emerged from the grip of the disease, he was confronted... more...

  • Ethics, Disability and Sportsby Ejgil Jespersen; Mike J. McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This volume addresses a range of philosophical and ethical issues in adapted physical activity and disability sports participation more broadly. It is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars whose backgrounds embrace different traditions of philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical activity. The principal aim of the symposium was... more...

  • Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilitiesby Christy Oslund

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 26.95

    This useful handbook provides university faculty and staff with an overview of invisible disabilities, such as autism, AD/HD, dyslexia, OCD and affective disorders, and facilitates an understanding of the unique needs of these students. Practical chapters provide ideas for adapting teaching methods and offering accommodations. more...

  • The Measurement Of Attitudes Toward People With Disabilitiesby Richard F. Antonak; Hanoch Livneh

    Charles C Thomas 1988; US$ 79.95

    By Richard F. Antonak, University of New Hampshire, Durham, and Hanoch Livneh, Rhode Island College, Providence. With a Foreword by Harold E. Yuker. CONTENTS: Introduction; Fundamentals of Attitude Measurement, Direct Methods of Attitude Measurement; Multidimensional Scaling; Indirect Methods of Attitude Measurement; Reliability; Validity; Psychometric... more...