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Physical disability and chronic illness

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  1. The Trouble with Illness

    The Trouble with Illness

    How Illness and Disability Affect Relationships

    Julia Segal

    A candid look at how people respond when someone close to them has an illness or disability, and what can be done to avoid discomfort causing a rift in that relationship. The book explores relationships between partners, children and professionals and considers the different ways in which understanding can transform how people feel and react. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 312pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 9781785923326
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-651-3
  2. Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia, illustrated by Katie Stanton

    Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke, explaining what a stroke is and how family members, carers and friends can help support someone with the various challenges they may face after having a stroke. This illustrated book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who's had a stroke, from child to adult. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 64pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-495-9
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-913-5
  3. Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Jacqueline Rayner, illustrated by Jason Lythgoe-Hay

    Mollie and her family help readers to understand what it is like to have ME/CFS and how it can affect their day-to-day family life. They explain what ME/CFS is and how it can affect people in different ways. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to this often misunderstood condition. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 64pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-452-2
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-826-8
  4. Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?

    Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?

    A guide for family, friends and carers

    Alan M. Hultquist, illustrated by Lydia T. Corrow

    Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for him, and how he can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends and carers and a great starting point for group discussions. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-948-0
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-767-4
  5. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

    Support for Family and Friends

    Elizabeth Turp

    This book provides the families and friends of people with CFS/ME with an introduction to the condition, and explains what can be done to support those who have it. It offers useful advice on how to help a loved one cope with it, and suggests ways to help them with everyday issues such as personal hygiene, nutrition, finances, and relationships. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 240pp, £11.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-141-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £11.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-347-8
  6. 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
  7. 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, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-410-0
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-472-4
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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