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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99
Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, ?What if my son does that someday?? She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as ?I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.? The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
This authoritative edited text looks at how diverse and complicated experiences of loss can be for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). It discusses current theory, practice issues in health and care settings, and specific considerations for children, individuals with autism, those in forensic environments, and those facing their own death. more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
Imagine yourself without a facethe task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our self. Yet, human faces are also functionally essential as mechanisms for communication and as a means of eating, breathing, and seeing. For these reasons, facial... more...
- Demos Health Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95
The fully updated and revised sixth edition of the definitive guide to clinically tested and proven methods for effectively managing all of the symptoms characteristic of MS and MS treatment. Based on the most up-to-date disease management strategies, medical and research breakthroughs, and latest drug therapies, Dr. Randall T. Schapiro provides the... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
A groundbreaking study of deafness, by a philosopher who combines the scientific erudition of Oliver Sacks with the historical flair of Simon Schama. There is nothing more personal than the human voice, traditionally considered the expression of the innermost self. But what of those who have no voice of their own and cannot hear the voices of others?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200 countries worldwide. Despite this rapid growth, all... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 26.48
Gesundheit und Religion werden heute in einer Selbstverständlichkeit verbunden, die in den zurückliegenden Jahrhunderten nicht zu beobachten war. Die Verknüpfung von Heilung und Heil, sowie die Erschließung von Spiritualität als Gesundheitsressource können als beginnende Orientierungswende in Kultur und Gesellschaft interpretiert werden. Denn das gesetzlich... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and ultimately these legal and policy changes are ineffectual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
In a readable and highly accessible ethnographic account that is shaped by the stories of families and the voices of parents, De Wolfe examines how parents of children with autism navigate the educational and medical systems, understand their own and their children's bodies, and support and educate one another. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 89.95
Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as evidence of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often use disabled bodies to generate resources for their humanitarian projects. It is the connection between civil rights and human rights,... more...