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Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Philip Seed

In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-339-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 140pp

Deaf Transitions: Images and Origins of Deaf Families, Deaf Communities and Deaf Identities

Mairian Corker

This book is a fascinating exploration of how deaf people place themselves in the contexts of both family and community, and forge their own identities. Corker lets her subjects speak for themselves through original writings and interviews, drawing from a cross-section of deaf society which spans gender, race, culture and sexual orientation. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-326-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 223pp

Deafness and Mental Health

John C Denmark

This practical book, by one of the world's leading psychiatrists in work with deaf people, outlines the nature of the different kinds of deafness and covers both clinical and service aspects of working with deaf people. It is written for professionals in the mental health field also for all those who work in contact with deaf children and adults. more »

1994, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-212-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 204pp
Dealing with Death

Dealing with Death

A Handbook of Practices, Procedures and Law
2nd edition

Jennifer Green and Michael Green

Dealing with Death is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for professionals on the procedures, laws and cultural customs that should be observed when someone dies. This completely updated and expanded second edition takes into account changes in UK law and the impact of the Harold Shipman and Alder Hey enquiries. more »

2006, Paperback: £40.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-381-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp
Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Exploring the Interface

Edited by Deborah O'Connor and Barbara Purves

Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Coming soon! Decoding Dating

Decoding Dating

A Guide to the Unwritten Social Rules of Dating for Men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

John Miller

Decoding the complicated social etiquette of dating, this book is full of great advice for men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) who want to get out on the dating scene. Offering practical guidance and words of warning, the book demystifies the more baffling aspects of dating and how to take the step from dating to a relationship. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-780-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 216pp
Deeno's Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble

Deeno's Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble

A Relaxation Programme to Help Children Manage their Emotions

Julia Langensiepen
Illustrated by Gerry Turley

Deeno's Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble is a fun and easy-to-use guide to a special relaxation technique for children. Adapted from the system of Autogenics, the six-week programme uses positive affirmations and guided imagery to help children manage their emotions, let go of anxiety and feel calm and confident. more »

2009, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-039-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp
Defying Disability

Defying Disability

The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders

Mary Wilkinson

This book tells the stories of nine disabled leaders who, by force of personality and concrete achievement, have made us think differently about disability. They share a common will to change society so that disabled people get a fair deal. It is based on extensive interviews with the subjects and people who know them. more »

2009, Paperback: £18.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-415-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Edited by Kelley Johnson and Rannveig Traustadottir

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-101-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp
Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Claudine Fox and Keith Hawton

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-237-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

Dave Pulsford and Rachel Thompson

This comprehensive yet accessible book, written specifically for friends and relatives, offers practical advice and support that can help ensure the best possible quality of life for people with dementia and the people around them. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-243-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Dementia and Social Inclusion

Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

Edited by Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald and Charlie Murphy

Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. more »

2004, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-174-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Dementia

New Skills for Social Workers

Edited by Alan Chapman and Mary Marshall

This book explores the new skills needed in multidisciplinary work. These include counselling, creative use of the past, groupwork, empowerment, family therapy, care management, and network analysis. The book is intended to build on what readers already know, while exploring new dimensions of work in the field. more »

1993, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-142-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Demystifying the Autistic Experience

Demystifying the Autistic Experience

A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators

William Stillman

This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than different. The author deconstructs the fundamental concepts of the autistic experience using language, examples and anecdotes that are concrete and understandable for all. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-726-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

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