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  1. 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, 224pp
  2. 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, 256pp
  3. 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, 9.13in x 6.30in / 232mm x 160mm, 120pp, AU$38.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-694-2
  4. 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, 120pp
  5. Learning Disability in Focus

    Learning Disability in Focus

    The Use of Photography in the Care of People with a Learning Disability

    Eve and Neil Jackson

    Photography can form a valuable aid to the lives of people with learning disabilities: it can be used to resolve problems and enhance understanding. This book explores the possibilities which photography makes available to the carers and families of people with learning disabilities. Learn More
    1999, 100pp
  6. Special Talents, Special Needs

    Special Talents, Special Needs

    Drama for People with Learning Disabilities

    Ian McCurrach and Barbara Darnley

    This is a handbook for teachers and facilitators working with people with learning disabilities who are interested in creative expression through drama. Based on their considerable experience working with the Strathcona Theatre Company, Ian McCurrach and Barbara Darnley have created a step-by-step guide to running a drama group. Learn More
    1999, 240pp
  7. Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities

    Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities

    Michelle McCarthy

    In this study of women learning disabilities, Michelle McCarthy investigates how these women experience their sexual lives, basing her research on interviews with the women themselves. She argues the importance of informing the work of those responsible at research, practice and policy levels with the voices of people with learning disabilities. Learn More
    1999, 288pp
  8. Lifemaps of People with Learning Disabilities

    Lifemaps of People with Learning Disabilities

    Barry Gray and Geoff Ridden

    This book contains 14 biographies written by people of all ages who have a learning disability. The authors discuss how these stories might be representative of other people with learning disabilities and what key themes may be identified from the stories. The pictorial form is accessible to people with learning disabilities. Learn More
    1999, 144pp
  9. The Accessible Games Book

    The Accessible Games Book

    Katie Marl

    This book contains games for mixed groups including people with auditory or visual impairments, those in wheelchairs, and those with multiple disabilities. The games can also be used as a means of improving disability awareness among the non-disabled, and have been used successfully with groups of people of all abilities and ages. Learn More
    1999, 128pp
  10. Vulnerability and Resilience in Human Development

    Vulnerability and Resilience in Human Development

    A Festschrift for Ann and Alan Clarke

    Edited by Barbara Tizard and Ved Varma

    This volume explores the human capacity for resilience despite the experience of adversity in early life. The book is a celebration of the contribution Ann and Alan Clarke have made to the field. Through their empirical and conceptual work they have advanced our understanding of how people overcome the influence of a hostile early environment. Learn More
    2000, 248pp

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