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  1.  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. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 140pp, $48.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-339-2
  2.  Odyssey Now

    Odyssey Now

    Nicola Grove and Keith Park

    The first book to make literature accessible to people with learning disabilities, Odyssey Now is a dramatisation of the story of Odysseus through a variety of interactive games for developing communication skills and as a means of implementing a multi-sensory approach. It is designed particularly to include people who have learning disabilites. Learn More
    1996, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 92pp
  3.  Deaf Transitions

    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. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 223pp, $52.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-326-2
  4.  Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Learning Disability

    Edited by Paul Ramcharan, Gwyneth Roberts, Gordon Grant and John Borland

    This book takes a unique approach to empowerment, starting by examining the lives and relationships of people with learning disabilities, their families and friends. Questions are then asked about how policy making, service provision and state legislation might be implemented in ways which would provide for an empowered life and lifestyle. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 280pp, $63.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-382-8
  5.  Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

    Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

    The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. Learn More
    1996, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 195pp
  6.  Working with Carers

    Working with Carers

    Christine Heron

    A complete guide to working with carers, this volume provides a general overview of all the issues involved. General theories of assessment, groupwork, stress management and problem-solving are applied to working with carers, and suggestions for good practice are underpinned with references to relevant research, and policy documents. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp
  7.  Growing Up with Disability

    Growing Up with Disability

    Edited by Carol Robinson and Kirsten Stalker

    Growing Up with Disability encompasses a wide range of perspectives on childhood impairment and its social implications. The book adopts a child-centred approach, stressing the importance of communicating with disabled children, and includes interviews and pieces of their own writing. The book explores how such children can best be protected. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp
  8.  Disability Politics and Community Care

    Disability Politics and Community Care

    Mark Priestley

    Disability Politics and Community Care encourages health and welfare professionals and policy makers to start working much more closely with disabled people themselves. He presents practical suggestions for the changes necessary for the proposed reorganisation of service provision which will re-define direct work with disabled people. Learn More
    1998, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp
  9.  Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice

    Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice

    Eve and Neil Jackson, illustrated by Tim Baker

    Following the experiences of five adults with learning disabilities and their carers, this resource comprises a series of short stories focusing on different areas of decision-making. Sections for the carer explore the issues raised in the story, while illustrations help the reader to engage imaginatively with the stories and the issues involved. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 120pp, $39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-694-2
  10.  Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Relationships

    Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Relationships

    Eve and Neil Jackson, illustrated by Tim Baker

    Focusing on the nature of relationships, this book continues the story of the five people with learning disabilities from Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice. Sections for the carer draw out the issues raised in each chapter and suggest ways of exploring them in discussions and exercises for groups and individuals. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 120pp, $37.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-688-1
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 120pp, $37.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-189-1

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