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- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 23.59
Das Lehrbuch bietet eine Einführung in pädagogisches Grundlagenwissen im Zusammenhang mit Behinderung und Benachteiligung. Einleitend werden wichtige Grundbegriffe und Konzepte analysiert, die den Gegenstandsbereich umreißen. Im Anschluss daran werden zentrale ethische Problemstellungen ausgeführt. Die folgenden beiden Abschnitte thematisieren Handlungsprinzipien... more...
- 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...
- 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 persons 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 55.00
This book offers a wide range of health and social care professionals, the knowledge and strategies to address key issues, enabling and empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to enjoy healthier lives. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
It is said that men are 'in crisis,' blighted by the adverse effects of corrosive masculine norms ranging from emotional disconnection to aggression. This book follows one group of men seeking to overcome their masculine inheritance and ultimately reach a sense of wellbeing by taking up meditation. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
A groundbreaking study of deafness, by a philosopher who combines the scientific erudition of Oliver Sacks with the historical flair of Simon Schama. There is nothing more personal than the human voice, traditionally considered the expression of the innermost self. But what of those who have no voice of their own and cannot hear the voices of others?... more...