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- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2005; US$ 66.00
Closing Asylums for the Mentally Ill: Social Consequences is a welcome addition to the mental health literature. It will prove to be a useful text and tutorial reader for students, graduates and clinicians as it provides an up to date detailed knowledge and understanding of the numerous and complex issues surrounding the delivery of mental health care... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 94.95
As a voluntary organization of National Statistical Office representatives, the Washington Group addresses problems in statistical methods associated with the measurement of disability. This volume features papers which reflect a sampling of the work done by the Washington Group to address disability, an important public health problem. more...
- McGraw-Hill 2004; US$ 21.95
Offers parents of children with disabilities inspiration and advice from those who've been there. Reflections from a Different Journey presents 40 stories by successful adults who grew up with disabilities. They provide insights into what it is like to persevere in the face of community prejudices, and what it takes for families and children with disabilities... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
Now in its completely updated second edition, this accessible guide provides essential information about how the law can be used to promote good practice and policy development for disabled children and young people. The authors take an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach that involves parents and children in decision-making and advocacy. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 107.95
Mental health service users and carers are increasingly involved in the planning and delivery of a mental health education that gives a "real-life" perspective to the practice of mental health care. Teaching and Learning about Mental Health is designed to teach and train new mental health workers, using an interdisciplinary approach. Divided into... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 38.00
Provides a take on life from the perspective of a child who has no sight and no speech and who uses a wheelchair because of physical disabilities. This book offers a glimpse into the thoughts of such a child, recognizing that family and support workers sometimes get things right and sometimes don't. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00
Presents different perspectives on aphasia, a communication impairment that can follow stroke. This book addresses issues of living with aphasia, such as aphasia and the Internet, time and poetry. It offers insights into the nature of the disabling barriers faced, and explores creative possibilities open to people who live with such disability. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 40.95
Collects representative texts from the field of disability studies. Drawing together experts in cultural studies, literary criticism, sociology, biology, the visual arts, pedagogy and post-colonial studies, the collection provides a comprehensive approach to the issue of disability. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 129.00
Details vocational rehabilitation (VR). The first part of this book focuses on the influence of psychological aspects on successful vocational rehabilitation. The methods of evaluation as well as an analyse of efficacy are presented. The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation in some clinical conditions is also detailed. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00
Designed to meet the need for illustrations of how to carry out research, which seeks to explore disability issues. This book aims to demonstrate the value of attention to social, rather than medical starting points for researching disability, through reviewing a variety of studies which look at different aspects of disabled people's lives. more...