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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Vulnerability and Resilience in Human Development

    Vulnerability and Resilience in Human Development

    A Festschrift for Ann and Alan Clarke

    Edited by Barbara Tizard and Ved Varma

    This volume explores the human capacity for resilience despite the experience of adversity in early life. The book is a celebration of the contribution Ann and Alan Clarke have made to the field. Through their empirical and conceptual work they have advanced our understanding of how people overcome the influence of a hostile early environment. Learn More
    2000, 248pp
  7. Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Edited by David May

    This book presents the lives of people with intellectual disabilities as a series of transitions and offers us a view of the world that is as complex as any other. The contributors have extensive research experience in this field and provide a comprehensive review of their research, drawing out the implications for policy and practice. Learn More
    2000, 240pp
  8. Planning Care for Children in Respite Settings

    Planning Care for Children in Respite Settings

    Hello, This Is Me

    Helen Laverty and Mary Reet

    This book offers a new approach, centred on the child's abilities, to the planning of respite care provision. With its positive focus on emerging levels of independence in disabled children, the `Hello, this is me' model provides a method of assessing and planning care for children with a variety of needs. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.10in / 230mm x 155mm, 176pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-936-3
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-306-2
  9. Advocacy and Learning Disability

    Advocacy and Learning Disability

    Edited by Barry Gray and Robin Jackson

    This book presents an examination of the historical, legal and philosophical contexts within which advocacy services have developed. It discusses the professional and practical issues and problems confronting those running and using advocacy services, the role of advocacy, and advocacy with families and people with communication difficulties. Learn More
    2001, 256pp
  10. A Supported Employment Workbook

    A Supported Employment Workbook

    Using Individual Profiling and Job Matching

    Steve Leach

    This workbook presents strategies based on real situations and includes example exercises throughout. It is based on the principle of developing a client-centred approach to job development and emphasizes the central importance of self-determination - ensuring that the individual makes their own choices to determine their future career. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 11.54in x 8.27in / 293mm x 210mm, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-052-2
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-709-1

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