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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 30 new and published books in the subject of Disability Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Childhood and Disability

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Sarah Beazley, Val Williams

    Drawn from Disability & Society over the period 1997-2012, the twelve chapters in this book address a range of personal, cultural and institutional arenas in which challenges experienced by disabled children are played out. The book includes a mix of theoretical and applied material offering...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Teaching Children with High-Level Autism

    Evidence from Families

    By Pamela LePage, Susan Courey

    Teaching Children with High-Level Autism combines the perspectives of families and children with disabilities and frames these personal experiences in the context of evidence-based practice, providing pre- and in-service teachers and professionals with vital information on how they can help...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Disability, Poverty and Education

    Edited by Nidhi Singal

    This book is a succinct and distinctive presentation of current research addressing educational issues in relation to children and young people with disabilities in Southern contexts. Even though people with disabilities are disproportionately over-represented in the majority world, there is a lack...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Drama, Disability and Education

    A critical exploration for students and practitioners

    By Andy Kempe

    What can society learn about disability through the way it is portrayed in TV, films and plays? This insightful and accessible text explores and analyses the way disability is portrayed in drama, and how that portrayal may be interpreted by young audiences. Investigating how disabilities have been...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the theoretical and practical issues faced by...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Dianne Zager, Carol S Alpern, Barbara McKeon, Janet D Mulvey, Sue Maxam

    Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders is one of the first books to specifically address the accommodation of students with significant learning differences in postsecondary education. Developed with the support of Autism Speaks, and piloted at Pace University, each component of...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge International Companion to Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    Edited by Ted Cole, Harry Daniels, John Visser

    Responding to disruptive or troubled pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) remains a highly topical issue. The challenges these children present relate to wider issues of continuing political concern: the perceived declining discipline in schools; school and social exclusion; the...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom

    Critical Practices for Creating Least Restrictive Attitudes

    By Susan Baglieri, Arthur Shapiro

    This book’s mission is to integrate knowledge and practice from the fields of disability studies and special education. Parts I & II focus on the broad, foundational topics that comprise disability studies (culture, language, and history) and Parts III & IV move into practical topics (...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Sociology of Disability and Inclusive Education

    A Tribute to Len Barton

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot

    Len Barton’s intellectual and practical contribution to the sociology of disability and education is highly significant and widely known. The leading scholars in this collection, including his long term collaborators, offer both a celebration and a reassessment of this contribution, addressing the...

    Published February 7th 2012 by Routledge