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  • Managing the Symptoms of MSby Randall T. Schapiro

    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...

  • I See a Voiceby Jonathan Rée

    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...

  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disabilityby David Hassan; Sandra Dowling; Roy McConkey

    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...

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disabilityby David Bolt

    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...

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianismby Michael Gill; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    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...

  • Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusionby Karen Soldatic; Hannah Morgan; Alan Roulstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability. Providing a critical and comprehensive examination of disability... more...

  • Branding and Designing Disabilityby Elizabeth DePoy; Stephen Gilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of social change. Groups designed as devalued can be undesigned,... more...

  • Disability, Culture and Identityby Sheila Riddell; Nick Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Disarticulateby James Berger

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Language is integral to our social being. But what is the status of those who stand outside of language? The mentally disabled, "wild" children, people with autism and other neurological disorders, as well as animals, infants, angels, and artificial intelligences, have all engaged with language from a position at its borders. In the intricate... more...

  • Psychological First Aidby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 12.00

    This manual is designed to orient helpers to offer psychological first aid (PFA) to people following a serious crisis event. PFA involves humane supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed in ways that respect their dignity culture and abilities. The instructions and materials in this manual are for a half-day orientation (4 hours... more...