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  • Autism Equality in the Workplaceby Janine Booth; John McDonnell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    People with autism often find themselves excluded from working life. This practical handbook lays out reasonable, achievable ways in which working environments can be adapted and people with autism included as valuable members of the workforce. more...

  • The Minority Bodyby Elizabeth Barnes

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99

    Elizabeth Barnes argues compellingly that disability is primarily a social phenomenon?a way of being a minority, a way of facing social oppression, but not a way of being inherently or intrinsically worse off. To be physically disabled is not to have a defective body, but simply to have a minority body. more...

  • Ethics and Decision Making in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Fourth Editionby PhD Dr. Robert Rocco Cottone; CRC LMHC PhD Dr. Vilia M. Tarvydas; CRC LMHC PhD Dr. Vilia Tarvydas

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 99.99

    Focuses on the nuances of ethical and legal standards across disciplines Completely revised and updated to reflect the new 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and current ethics codes in psychology, social work, and marriage and family therapy. This unparalleled text guides helping professionals in the use of ethical decision-making processes... more...

  • Communication, Sport and Disabilityby Michael S. Jeffress

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    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...

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiryby Ronald J. Berger; Laura S. Lorenz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly work that supplements their own contributions and covers... more...

  • Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disabilityby Anthony Hogan; Rebecca Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include themâ??. It highlights the concern that the design of hearing services is so historically marinated in ableist culture... more...

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rightsby Anne-Marie Callus; Ruth Farrugia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its implementation. This does not, of course, automatically guarantee... more...

  • Made to Hearby Laura Mauldin

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    A mother whose child has had a cochlear implant tells Laura Mauldin why enrollment in the sign language program at her daughter?s school is plummeting: ?The majority of parents want their kids to talk.? Some parents, however, feel very differently, because ?curing? deafness with cochlear implants is uncertain, difficult, and freighted with judgment... more...

  • Fay Renoir, la demoiselle elliptiqueby Marlène Chombart-Lemoine; Marel

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    « Une vraie vie de jeune femme, le handicap en plus » Marlène Chombart-Lemoine ? Webzine Les Rebelles À des années-lumière des écrits exutoires de vies déchirées par les problèmes médicaux, Marlène Chombart-Lemoine a créé un monde onirique unique dans lequel elle mêle épilepsie, rêves d?adolescente et regard de l?autre. Fay est une jeune... more...

  • The Child with Spina Bifidaby Elizabeth M. Anderson; Bernie Spain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these multiply handicapped children and they often require... more...