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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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, 9.13in x 6.54in / 232mm x 166mm, 120pp, CA$31.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-688-1
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 120pp, CA$31.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-189-1
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Karina Has Down Syndrome

    Karina Has Down Syndrome

    One Family's Account of the Early Years with a Child who has Special Needs

    Cheryl Rogers and Gun Dolva

    Since their initial shock at their daughter's disability, Karina's parents have experienced the challenges and joys of raising a child with special needs. This is the account of Karina's first six years, as told to Cheryl Rogers. It is a valuable resource for the families of Down Syndrome children, teachers and disability service workers. Learn More
    1999, 112pp
  10. 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

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