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  • Life as Jamie Knows Itby Michael Berube

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The story of Jamie Bérubé?s journey to adulthood and a meditation on disability in American life Published in 1996, Life as We Know It introduced Jamie Bérubé to the world as a sweet, bright, gregarious little boy who loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists. When he is asked in his preschool class what he would like to be when he grows up,... more...

  • Becoming Friends of Timeby John Swinton

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Time is central to all that humans do. Time structures days, provides goals, shapes dreams?and limits lives. Time appears to be tangible, real, and progressive, but, in the end, time proves illusory. Though mercurial, time can be deadly for those with disabilities. To participate fully in human society has come to mean yielding to the criterion of... more...

  • Training Manual for Behavior Technicians Working with Individuals with Autismby Jonathan Tarbox; Courtney Tarbox

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 39.95

    Training Manual for Registered Behavioral Technicians: Working with Individuals with Autism provides practical examples relevant to working with individuals with autism. This manual complements the 40-hour training for RBTs, and will help those who have already completed training prepare for their certification exam. Following the RBT task list... more...

  • Child Protection and Parents with a Learning Disabilityby Penny Morgan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.87

    Child Protection and Parents with a Learning Disability provides the practical knowledge that professionals need in order to understand common intellectual disabilities and how they might affect parenting capability. It presents clear guidance on how to carry out effective assessments and explains how interventions might differ when working with parents... more...

  • Children of the Paper Crane: The Story of Sadako Sasaki and Her Struggle with the A-Bomb Diseaseby Masamoto Nasu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    The proper role of government in the US economy has long been the subject of ideological dispute. This study of industrial policy as practised by administration after administration, explores the variations from a "hands-off" approach to protectionist policies and aggressive support for businesses. more...

  • The Awakening of HK Derryberryby Jim Bradford; Andy Hardin

    Thomas Nelson 2016; US$ 18.74

    The Awakening of HK Derryberry is the inspiring story of how one man was willing to step out of his upper middle-class world into the life of a young, disabled boy with a dismal future. Little did Jim Bradford know the transformational potential of that friendship---for HK and himself. more...

  • Gerontechnologyby PhD Dr. Sunkyo Kwon

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 89.99

    Two mega-trends of modern culture, the rapid aging of the population and the inexorable advances in technology, have fueled the development of gerontechnology--the use oftechnology to sustain individual autonomy to an advanced age. This expansive bookencompasses state-of-the-art research in gerontechnology and promising new technologies,products,... more...

  • Defectives in the Landby Douglas C. Baynton

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Immigration history has largely focused on the restriction of immigrants by race and ethnicity, overlooking disability as a crucial factor in the crafting of the image of the  ?undesirable immigrant.? Defectives in the Land , Douglas C. Baynton?s groundbreaking new look at immigration and disability, aims to change this. In the late nineteenth... more...

  • Sam and Chesterby Jo Bailey-Merritt

    Transworld 2016; US$ 18.32

    When Sam Bailey-Merritt was just two years old, almost overnight he lost the ability to communicate or function. His mother, Jo, was at a loss as to what to do as she saw her son grow increasingly isolated and begin to suffer from uncontrollable meltdowns. Eventually, Sam was diagnosed with autism. Sam's condition continued to worsen and, just when... more...

  • Disability and World Religionsby Darla Y. Schumm; Michael Stoltzfus; Julia Watts Belser; Amy Donahue; Stephen E. Harris; Mary Jo Iozzio; Andrew Lambert; Lavonna Lovern; Benjamin Lukey; Thomas Reynolds; Vardit Rispler-Chaim

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Religion plays a critical role in determining how disability is understood and how persons with disabilities are treated. Examining the world?s religions through the lens of disability studies not only peers deeply into the character of a particular religion, but also teaches something brand new about what it means to respond to people living with... more...