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  • 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...

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

    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$ 22.48

    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...

  • Disability and Intersecting Statusesby Sharon Barnartt; Barbara Altman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    Disability can be either an ascribed status or an achieved status and its combination with other statuses will affect the person’s social experiences. This issue challenges critical thinking about the interrelationships with disability. It questions if the concepts and methods of intersectionality can be applied to disability at all. more...

  • The Price of Silenceby Liza Long; Harold Koplewicz

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, ?What if my son does that someday?? She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as ?I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.? The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook... more...

  • Not Fade Awayby Rebecca Alexander; Sascha Alper

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within. Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she was a child, and was told that she would likely be completely blind and deaf by age 30. Then, at 18, a fall from a window left her athletic... more...