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  1. 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
  2. Living with Brain Injury

    Living with Brain Injury

    Philip L. Fairclough

    The book describes a potted history of Phillip's journey, and mainly focuses on the practical aspects of brain injury, rehabilitation, returning home and to work. If you have little or no knowledge of brain injury then this book is a good starting point, both for the brain injured person or their family/friends. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 176pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-059-1
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-203-4
  3. Choosing Assistive Devices

    Choosing Assistive Devices

    A Guide for Users and Professionals

    Helen Pain, Lindsay McLellan and Sally Gore

    Bringing together information about the needs of people with disabilities and the equipment available, this guide shows how the two can be brought together to provide an effective match of person and product. The authors have reviewed the available evidence that informs choice of the most appropriate assistive device to meet individual need. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 384pp, CA$71.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-985-1
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 384pp, CA$71.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-647-6
  4. Cracked

    Cracked

    Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Lynsey Calderwood

    At the age of 14, Lynsey Calderwood suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her physically unmarked but destroyed her memory. Thrust back into an apparently nonsensical world of which she had no recollection; Lynsey spiralled downwards into depression and eating disorders as she became socially ostracized. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 7.28in / 232mm x 185mm, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-065-2
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-174-7
  5. Career Success of Disabled High-flyers

    Career Success of Disabled High-flyers

    Sonali Shah

    Drawing on case studies of 31 disabled adults, this book suggests that individual traits and patterns of behaviour are key factors in career success, and shows that it is often society rather than impairment that hinders professional progression. It will provide role models and valuable insights for young career-minded disabled people. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.34in / 234mm x 161mm, 208pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-208-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-128-0
  6. Stroke Survivor

    Stroke Survivor

    A Personal Guide to Recovery

    Andy McCann

    The book explores a broad range of issues experienced by stroke survivors, from the very practical considerations of managing financial security and understanding medical approaches and terminology to the more personal challenges of coming to terms with a new sense of vulnerability and dealing with the attitudes of friends and family. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 256pp, CA$28.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-410-0
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, CA$28.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-472-4
  7. Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

    Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

    Testimonies of Resistance

    Edited by Duncan Mitchell, Rannveig Traustadottir, Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson, Nigel Ingham and Sue Ledger

    This book charts the course through which people with learning disabilities have become increasingly able to direct their own lives as fully active members of their communities. Many of the personal accounts, photographs and songs included in this book will be accessible and encouraging to people with learning disabilities. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.18in / 236mm x 157mm, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-359-2
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-511-0
  8. Speaking Up

    Speaking Up

    A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy 4-volume set

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    Advocacy for people with disabilities is about empowering people - gaining rights for individuals, access to services, inclusion in society and their own voice. Speaking Up is a set of four guide books designed to give people with a disability the knowledge and advice needed to approach self-advocacy with confidence. Learn More
    2007, 4pp
  9. Introducing Advocacy

    Introducing Advocacy

    The First Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    This book introduces the concept of advocacy and explores appropriate advocacy models, for example peer group supportive models, and examines different forms of advocacy such as campaign advocacy, crisis or intervention advocacy, volunteer advocacy and health complaints advocacy. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.77in / 244mm x 172mm, 96pp, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-475-9
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 96pp, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-608-7
  10. Rules and Standards

    Rules and Standards

    The Second Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    This book explores the idea of rules and standards for advocacy and looks at the advocacy charter. It covers issues such as whether an advocate should share a confidence if they are worried that their advocacy partner might self-harm. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.81in / 244mm x 173mm, 48pp, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-476-6
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 48pp, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-597-4

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