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  1. Working Towards Independence

    Working Towards Independence

    A Practical Guide to Teaching People with Learning Disabilities

    Janet Carr and Suzanne Collins

    The authors describe, in non-technical language, the application of behavioural psychology to the teaching, care and development of adults with learning disabilities. It is the first text which provides both a theoretical background and well described examples for practical, hands-on work specifically with adults. Learn More
    1992, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 240pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-140-4
  2. Listen To Me

    Listen To Me

    Communicating the Needs of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    Pat Fitton

    This book is written for those who have responsibilities for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. It considers how to cope with the complex problems of someone with this level of disability, interpret their needs, and maintain effective contact with all the professionals and organisations who deal with them. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 200pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-244-9
  3. Share the Care'

    Share the Care'

    An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service

    Kirsten Stalker

    Share the Care' examines the different ways in which respite care schemes operate, focusing in particular on the Share-the-Care service in Lothian and the experience of parents of children with learning difficulties of using the scheme, respite carers, families facing an extended wait for respite and families who withdraw from the scheme. Learn More
    1994, Hardback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, $55.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-038-4
  4. Home at Last

    Home at Last

    How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home

    Pat Fitton, Carol O'Brien and Jean Willson

    This book is based on the conviction that people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities have the right to an independent and meaningful lifestyle. Written by the parents of two young women with disabilities, it follows the attempts to help them achieve their dream of a home of their own, supported by twenty-four hour care. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.10in / 232mm x 155mm, 200pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-254-8
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Empowerment in Everyday Life

    Learning Disability

    Edited by Paul Ramcharan, Gwyneth Roberts, Gordon Grant and John Borland

    This book takes a unique approach to empowerment, starting by examining the lives and relationships of people with learning disabilities, their families and friends. Questions are then asked about how policy making, service provision and state legislation might be implemented in ways which would provide for an empowered life and lifestyle. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 280pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-382-8
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice

    Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice

    Eve and Neil Jackson, illustrated by Tim Baker

    Following the experiences of five adults with learning disabilities and their carers, this resource comprises a series of short stories focusing on different areas of decision-making. Sections for the carer explore the issues raised in the story, while illustrations help the reader to engage imaginatively with the stories and the issues involved. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.30in / 232mm x 160mm, 120pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-694-2

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