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Physical disability and chronic illness

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  1. Defying Disability

    Defying Disability

    The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders

    Mary Wilkinson

    This book tells the stories of nine disabled leaders who, by force of personality and concrete achievement, have made us think differently about disability. They share a common will to change society so that disabled people get a fair deal. It is based on extensive interviews with the subjects and people who know them. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.42in / 233mm x 163mm, 224pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-415-5
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-083-2
  2. Disability and Impairment

    Disability and Impairment

    Working with Children and Families

    Peter Burke

    Burke demonstrates the normality of disability - that children are children whatever their label - and the need for a sensitive professional understanding of the impact of both physical and learning disabilities on family members, in order to improve their quality of life. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.02in / 229mm x 153mm, 168pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-396-7
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 168pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-753-4
  3. Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease

    Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease

    One Family's Story

    Sandy Sulaiman

    Huntington's Disease (HD) is a hereditary illness passed on via a defective gene. There is a fifty per cent chance of inheriting it from a parent and there is yet no cure. Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease is one family's poignant story of coping with the symptoms, the diagnosis and the effects of HD. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 176pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-487-2
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-630-8
  4. Sexuality and Fertility Issues in Ill Health and Disability

    Sexuality and Fertility Issues in Ill Health and Disability

    From Early Adolescence to Adulthood

    Edited by Rachel Balen and Marilyn Crawshaw

    This text explores sexuality and fertility issues for people with ill health or disability. It examines the impact of illness or disability on the sexual and fertile identities of young people. Chapters include the experiences of minority ethnic groups, managing relationships, fertility preservation and treatment, and the transition to parenthood. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 304pp, £28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-339-4
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 304pp, £28.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-492-2
  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, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-208-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-128-0
  6. 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, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-065-2
    2002, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-174-7
  7. The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

    The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

    A Positive Outlook

    Clare Connors and Kirsten Stalker

    Drawing on one-to-one conversations with disabled children and follow-up interviews with their families, this volume takes an in-depth look at the effects of disability on disabled children. Informed by the social model of disability, the authors identify and draw out the implications of their findings for social work and health services. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.26in / 231mm x 159mm, 192pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-127-7
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-367-3
  8. 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, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-985-1
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 384pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-647-6
  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, 112pp
  10. Deaf Transitions

    Deaf Transitions

    Images and Origins of Deaf Families, Deaf Communities and Deaf Identities

    Mairian Corker

    This book is a fascinating exploration of how deaf people place themselves in the contexts of both family and community, and forge their own identities. Corker lets her subjects speak for themselves through original writings and interviews, drawing from a cross-section of deaf society which spans gender, race, culture and sexual orientation. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 223pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-326-2

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