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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiryby Ronald J. Berger; Laura S. Lorenz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly work that supplements their own contributions and covers... more...

  • Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disabilityby Anthony Hogan; Rebecca Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include them’. It highlights the concern that the design of hearing services is so historically marinated in ableist culture... more...

  • The Child with Spina Bifidaby Elizabeth M. Anderson; Bernie Spain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these multiply handicapped children and they often require... more...

  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discourse analysts have traditionally been... more...