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  • Communication, Sport and Disabilityby Michael S. Jeffress

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sports are ubiquitous in American society, and given their prominence in the culture, it is easy to understand how most youth in the United States face pressure to participate in organized sports. But what does this mean for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live with one or more physical disabilities and, in particular, those in powered wheelchairs?... more...

  • A Birth That Changed a Nationby Mithu Alur

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 24.00

    A novel model of care?integrating education, treatment, and social and emotional development?that addresses the issues of people with disability.  more...

  • Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciencesby Mahadeo A. Sukhai; Chelsea E. Mohler

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95

    Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences provides insights and advice on integrating students with disabilities into the STEM fields. Each chapter features research and best practices that are interwoven with experiential narratives. The book is reflective of the diversity of STEM disciplines (life and physical sciences, engineering,... more...

  • Community Care and Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disabilityby Robin Jackson

    Floris Books 2016; US$ 23.99

    Community care is a concept which has shaped government policy, provision and practice for people with an intellectual disability for four decades. Standing in contrast to institutional care, which held sway for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, community care is often presented in simplistic ways which need to be challenged and re-balanced.... more...

  • Can I tell you about Multiple Sclerosis?by Angela Amos; Sophie Wiltshire

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 13.95

    Maria, a woman with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), explains what MS is, how it affects her life and what her family and friends can do to help. This illustrated introduction to MS will be a helpful guide for children 7+, as well as older readers. more...

  • Organizing the Blindby Roberto Garvía

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a case study which narrates the history of the National Organization of the Spanish Blind (ONCE), established in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. Contrary to other affluent countries where most blind people live on welfare benefits, the Spanish blind enjoy full employment. Furthermore, the average income of the Spanish blind is higher... more...

  • The Disability Studies Readerby Lennard J. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    The fifth edition of The Disability Studies Reader addresses the post-identity theoretical landscape by emphasizing questions of interdependency and independence, the human?animal relationship, and issues around the construction or materiality of gender, the body, and sexuality. Selections explore the underlying biases of medical and scientific... more...

  • Disability and Social Mediaby Katie Ellis; Mike Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Social media is popularly seen as an important media for people with disability in terms of communication, exchange and activism. These sites potentially increase both employment and leisure opportunities for one of the most traditionally isolated groups in society. However, the offline inaccessible environment has, to a certain degree, been replicated... more...

  • Disability and Art Historyby Ann Millett-Gallant; Elizabeth Howie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many disability studies scholars discuss works of art, but do... more...

  • Rhythm to Recoveryby Simon Faulkner; James Oshinsky

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    Learn how to utilise rhythm and reflection in both therapeutic and educational settings with this practical guide. This book presents a model of practice with a proven track record for social and emotional development, with examples of fun, interactive rhythmic exercises to use with both individuals and groups. more...