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  • Professionelle Beziehungen in der Sozialen Arbeitby Regina Abeld

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.09

    Regina Abeld wählt in diesem Buch das Missverhältnis als Ausgangspunkt, dass zwischen dem einerseits hohen Stellenwert der sozialarbeiterischen Fachkraft-Klient-Beziehung und andererseits der Randständigkeit des Themas in Praxis und Theorie besteht. In der Exploration dieses so zentralen Themas legt die Autorin einen zugleich empirisch-praktischen... more...

  • Handbook to Service the Deaf and Hard of Hearingby John W. Adams

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.95

    A rich and compelling study of Deaf resources and culture! more...

  • Surviving Post-Natal Depressionby Cara Aiken; Ian F Brockington

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2000; US$ 29.95

    Research indicates that at least one in ten new mothers experience post-natal depression, yet there is little help available to sufferers. The book raises awareness of the illness and the destructive effect it can have on individuals and families. It offers positive suggestions and practical advice, based on personal and professional experience. more...

  • Supporting South Asian Families with a Child with Severe Disabilitiesby Yasmeen Akram; Chris Hatton; Robina Shah; Eric Emerson; Janet Robertson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 47.95

    Social workers will find this book to be a valuable tool, highlighting ways of improving the cultural sensitivity of disability services and parental and family support. Combining a wide-ranging survey and in-depth interviews, the authors build a rich picture how culture and ethnicity can impact on a family's experience of disability. more...

  • Disability, Discourse and Technologyby Najma Al Zidjaly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Exclusion is the main predicament faced by people with disabilities across contexts and cultures, yet it is one of the least academically studied concepts. This book offers an applied linguistics perspective on critical and timely issues in disability research, filling in a number of gaps in discourse analysis and disability studies. more...

  • Normalisation in Practiceby Andy Alaszewski; Pauline BN Ong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.43

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small, community-based facilities, the authors discuss the processes... more...

  • Managing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Inclusive Classroomby John Alban-Metcalfe; Juliette Alban-Metcalfe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.47

    This book provides commonsense information and insights into the condition, and considers the: · key features of AD/HD and which warning signs to watch out for · educational implications for children diagnosed · pros and cons of using medication · case studies which demonstrate the successful and effective inclusion of children with AD/HD into mainstream... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Disabilityby Gary L. Albrecht

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 916.00

    SAGE Reference is proud to announce the five-volume Encyclopedia of Disability . This encyclopedia represents the first attempt to bring an authoritative reference resource to the many faces of disability. More than 500 world-renowned scholars have written over 1,000 entries —in a clear, accessible style—with the desire to bring all students, researchers,... more...

  • Calling the Shotsby Mary Alexander

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 29.95

    Mixing personal experience with factual research, Alexander examines vaccination and highlights some of the questions she believes should be at the forefront of parents' minds. This book aims to provide parents with the knowledge and curiosity needed to make an informed, confident decision about vaccination. more...

  • Not Fade Awayby Rebecca A. Alexander; Sascha Alper

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

    Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within. Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she was a child, and was told that she would likely be completely blind and deaf by age 30. Then, at 18, a fall from a window left her athletic... more...