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- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 35.99
The assessment and treatment of mental health concerns for Deaf individuals has been largely ignored and/or misunderstood by many mental health professionals. In Mental Health and Deafness, Margaret du Feu and Cathy Chovaz seek to rectify this by outlining current issues surrounding mental health and deafness. The book provides valuable information... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Popular reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of sections in society, including people with visual impairments. This book discusses whether reading is still a visual activity or if technological developments have led to a broadening of its definition. It considers... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 12.99
"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."-- Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind , Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This book provides the essential tools needed to transform negative God images in depressed clients! Pastoral Care of Depression: Helping Clients Heal Their Relationship with God is designed to help clergy and mental health professionals understand how depression negatively affects the way people emotionally experience God and how, through therapy,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Disability, Obesity and Ageing offers an engaging account of a new area of pressing concern, analysing the way in which spurned identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and on-line forums. Examining the symbolic power of the media, this book presents case studies from reality, drama and comic television programmes popular... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 95.00
This is the first fundamental text to focus specifically on forensic vocational rehabilitation, a field that is forecast to grow rapidly. Forensic vocational rehabilitation consultants evaluate the vocational and rehabilitation needs of individuals in an array of legal settings such as civil litigation, workers' compensation, Social Security disability,... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
When Nancy was in her late twenties, she began having blinding headaches, tunnel vision, and dizziness, which led to the discovery of an abnormality on her brain stem. Complications during surgery caused serious brain damage, resulting in partial paralysis of the left side of her body and memory and cognitive problems. Although she was constantly evaluated... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
In Disability, Augmentative Communication, and the American Dream the authors use a qualitative ?mixed methods? study framed by analytical insights from disability studies to show how disability is not just an individual experience but a social phenomenon. The book focuses on the life story of Jon Feucht, a man who was born with a form of cerebral... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 59.99
Despite international and national guarantees of equal rights, there remains a great deal to be done to achieve global employment equality for individuals with disabilities. In OECD countries, the employment rate of persons with disabilities was just over 40%, compared to 75% for persons without a disability; in many low- and middle-income countries,... more...