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  • The Disarticulateby James Berger

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Language is integral to our social being. But what is the status of those who stand outside of language? The mentally disabled, "wild" children, people with autism and other neurological disorders, as well as animals, infants, angels, and artificial intelligences, have all engaged with language from a position at its borders. In the intricate... more...

  • Dani's Storyby Diane & Bernie Lierow

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Neglected beyond belief, rescued by love... Dani was so severely neglected by her birth mother that she grew up knowing only squalor. She never went to school or the doctor, and rarely glimpsed sunlight. Desperately malnourished, she couldn't talk and had never been toilet-trained. The social worker who took her into care had never heard... more...

  • Practice Issues in Sexuality and Learning Disabilitiesby Ann Craft

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    Provides practical ideas and suggestions which will be of immense value to students and to those working with people with learning difficulties. more...

  • Closing Asylums for the Mentally Illby Pauline Savy

    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...

  • International Views on Disability Measuresby Barbara M. Altman; Sharon N Barnartt

    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...

  • Disabled Children and the Lawby Janet Read; Luke Clements; David Ruebain

    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...

  • Reflections from a Different Journeyby Stanley Klein; John Kemp

    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...

  • My Right To Playby Robert Orr

    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...

  • Aphasia Inside Outby Susie Parr

    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...

  • Teaching Mental Healthby Theo Stickley; Thurstine Basset

    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...