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Intellectual disability

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  1. Working Towards Independence

    Working Towards Independence

    A Practical Guide to Teaching People with Learning Disabilities

    Janet Carr and Suzanne Collins

    The authors describe, in non-technical language, the application of behavioural psychology to the teaching, care and development of adults with learning disabilities. It is the first text which provides both a theoretical background and well described examples for practical, hands-on work specifically with adults. Learn More
    1992, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 240pp, AU$41.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-140-4
  2. Listen To Me

    Listen To Me

    Communicating the Needs of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    Pat Fitton

    This book is written for those who have responsibilities for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. It considers how to cope with the complex problems of someone with this level of disability, interpret their needs, and maintain effective contact with all the professionals and organisations who deal with them. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 200pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-244-9
  3. Share the Care'

    Share the Care'

    An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service

    Kirsten Stalker

    Share the Care' examines the different ways in which respite care schemes operate, focusing in particular on the Share-the-Care service in Lothian and the experience of parents of children with learning difficulties of using the scheme, respite carers, families facing an extended wait for respite and families who withdraw from the scheme. Learn More
    1994, Hardback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-038-4
  4. Home at Last

    Home at Last

    How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home

    Pat Fitton, Carol O'Brien and Jean Willson

    This book is based on the conviction that people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities have the right to an independent and meaningful lifestyle. Written by the parents of two young women with disabilities, it follows the attempts to help them achieve their dream of a home of their own, supported by twenty-four hour care. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.10in / 232mm x 155mm, 200pp, AU$58.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-254-8
  5. Developing Personal Safety Skills in Children with Disabilities

    Developing Personal Safety Skills in Children with Disabilities

    Freda Briggs

    Part I of this book provides the information needed for an understanding of personal safety skills, and the considerations peculiar to children with special needs. Possible approaches for their protection are introduced. Part II provides practical ideas for developing safety skills in children and young people with mild to severe disabilities. Learn More
    1995, 224pp
  6. Invisible Victims

    Invisible Victims

    Crime and Abuse Against People with Learning Disabilities

    Christopher Williams

    Invisible Victims outlines the range and nature of crimes against people with learning difficulties, and the way the law does - or should - relate to these crimes. It discusses the sources of victimization and deals with prevention specifically from the perspective of learning disabilities. Learn More
    1995, 160pp
  7. 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, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 140pp, AU$48.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-339-2
  8. 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, 92pp
  9. 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, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 280pp, AU$62.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-382-8
  10. 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, 160pp

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