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  1.  Justice for Laughing Boy

    Justice for Laughing Boy

    Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference

    Sara Ryan. Foreword by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC

    A personal account from the mother of Connor Sparrowhawk, a teenager with autism and epilepsy, who died due to neglect while in a specialist NHS unit. After Connor's death, Dr Sara Ryan started the #JusticeforLB campaign, which uncovered a wider failure by the NHS to appropriately care for people with learning difficulties. Learn More
    Sep 2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 272pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785923487
    Sep 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-683-4
  2.  Intellectual Disability and Dementia

    Intellectual Disability and Dementia

    Research into Practice

    Edited by Karen Watchman

    An essential text for practitioners and students wishing to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities, describing clearly the relevance and implications for support and services. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 336pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-422-5
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-796-4
  3.  Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

    Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

    Stopping Insult and Injury

    Sally Robinson

    Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation services, to make changes to policy and practice, and to offer strategies and tools for capacity building for practitioners. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-230-6
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-472-7
  4.  Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    A Social Approach

    Andrea Hollomotz

    People with learning difficulties are considerably more likely to experience sexual violence than those without, and for this reason they are often described as 'vulnerable'. This book argues that treating adults with learning difficulties as 'vulnerable' leaves them with fewer of the skills which are needed to protect themselves from harm. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-167-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-381-2
  5.  Supporting South Asian Families with a Child with Severe Disabilities

    Supporting South Asian Families with a Child with Severe Disabilities

    Chris Hatton, Yasmeen Akram, Robina Shah, Janet Robertson and Eric Emerson

    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. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-161-1
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-222-5
  6.  Brothers and Sisters of Disabled Children

    Brothers and Sisters of Disabled Children

    Peter Burke

    Examining the overlooked subject of non-disabled siblings in families where there is a disabled child, this book details the experiences of these children and explores what it means to them to have a disabled brother or sister. The author makes clear recommendations for future practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-043-0
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-638-4
  7.  Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

    Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

    Past, Present and Futures

    Jan Walmsley and Kelley Johnson

    The authors discuss participative approaches to research and provide an up-to-date account of inclusive practice with individuals with learning disabilities. Drawing on evidence from two major studies, they explain how lessons learnt from inclusive research in the learning disability field are applicable to others working with marginalized groups. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-061-4
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-401-4

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