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  1. Constructions of Disability

    Researching Inclusion in Community Leisure

    By Claire Tregaskis

    This innovative book discusses the meaning of 'inclusion' through the exploration of the interactions between disabled and non-disabled people at a community leisure centre. By exploring the nature of this interface, an understanding of how people create potential for both disability and inclusion...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Educating Children with Facial Disfigurement

    Creating Inclusive School Communities

    By Jane Frances

    Children and young people who are visibly different face significant social and psychological challenges at school. Educating Children with Facial Disfigurement demystifies a difficult and delicate subject. Teachers and others working in education can use this book to acquire a better knowledge of...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Learning Disability

    A Social approach

    Edited by David Race

    The detailed study of learning disability features rarely in university courses. To a large extent this reflects the low value attributed by our society and its human services to people with learning difficulties. This unusual book, based on one of those rare courses, includes contributions from...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  4. Disability

    Controversial Debates and Psychosocial Perspectives

    By Deborah Marks

    Deborah Marks examines current theories and practices relating to disability. The focus of the work is not disabled people as 'objects' of study but rather an analysis of disability as it has been historically and culturally constructed and psychically experienced. The chapters cover:* language and...

    Published August 26th 1999 by Routledge

  5. The Handbook of Autism

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maureen Aarons, Tessa Gittens

    This updated edition of the Handbook of Autism explores and expands on the practical and jargon free information of the best-selling first edition. The authors dispel many of the myths surrounding this puzzling and complex disorder. They provide practical information that makes sense,...

    Published May 13th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Growing up with Parents who have Learning Difficulties

    By Tim Booth, Wendy Booth

    Growing up with Parents who have Learning Difficulties uses a life-story approach to present new evidence about how children from such families manage the transition to adulthood, and about the longer-term outcomes of such an upbringing. It offers a view of parental competence as a social attribute...

    Published April 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  7. Remaking the Body

    Rehabilitation and Change

    By Wendy Seymour

    In Remaking the Body, Wendy Seymour interviews men and women who have suffered profound bodily paralysis, and explores how they deal with their appearance, relationships, sexuality, incontinence and sport. She finds that even major impairment hasn't annihilated these people's experience of an...

    Published February 5th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Disability Politics

    Understanding Our Past, Changing Our Future

    By Jane Campbell, Mike Oliver

    This powerful book presents a series of perspectives on the process of self-organisation of disabled people which has taken place over the last thirty years. The 1980s saw a transformation in our understanding of the nature of disability, and consequently the kinds of policies and services...

    Published July 11th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Educational Outcomes for Students With Disabilities

    By James E Ysseldyke, Martha L Thurlow

    Educational Outcomes for Students With Disabilities provides readers with the most current perspectives on outcomes that are certain to have an influence on the services they provide. A shift from a focus on the process of education for students with disabilities to a focus on measurable outcomes...

    Published April 27th 1995 by Routledge

  10. The Hearing Impaired Child

    By Mr Dan Goldstein, Dan Goldstein

    The Hearing Impaired Child introduces the background issues of hearing impairment then discusses specific aspects. These include causes of hearing loss, speech and language, personality and emotional development, and careers. Appendices provide checklists for language acquisition and reading and...

    Published November 1st 1989 by Routledge