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  1. Can I tell you about Nystagmus?

    Can I tell you about Nystagmus?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Nadine Neckles, illustrated by Vikas Upadhyay

    Nystagmus is a lifelong condition that affects 1 in 1000 people, but what exactly is it? This friendly guide tells readers about the causes, symptoms and effects, shows how to get help at home and at school, and makes the condition more relatable to other children. Ideal for children aged 7+, friends, family, and professionals working with them. Learn More
    Feb 2019, 80pp
  2. Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Edited by Michael Oliver

    This book redefines the issue of disability as a social rather than an individual problem and considers the implications of this view for the provision of services and for social work practice. It looks at the experience of people with disabilities in society, and the influence that their organisations have had on service provision. Learn More
    1994, 208pp
  3. Deafness and Mental Health

    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. Learn More
    1994, 204pp
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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, 112pp
  9. When I'm Away From Home

    When I'm Away From Home

    Jean Camis

    When I'm Away From Home is a workbook designed to provide specific information about the individual care requirements of a disabled child for anyone responsible for their care. It includes the child's medical and physical needs, their daily routine and a section which they can fill in themselves about their personality, preferences and habits. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 80pp, AU$32.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-898-4
    2000, Ebook, PDF, 76pp, AU$32.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-144-3
  10. Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

    Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

    An A-Z of Law and Practice

    Michael Mandelstam

    This book presents an accessible overview of manual handling legislation, legal case law, national guidance, policy and practice. A stand-alone overview of manual handling law and practice is followed by more in-depth material, in A-Z format and fully cross-referenced, which allows the reader to look up issues for quick access to more information. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 6.81in / 245mm x 173mm, 272pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-041-6
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-324-6

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