Learning Disabilities Products

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Special Learners in School

    Understanding Essential Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Routley

    Offering a wealth of photocopiable resources for use with individual children or small groups, Special Learners in School provides a step-by-step programme to help practitioners support children with a range of special educational needs, and develop the skills which are fundamental to their…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth, 1st Edition

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Disability

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores key…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Intellectual Disability and Being Human

    A Care Ethics Model, 1st Edition

    By Chrissie Rogers

    Intellectual disability is often overlooked within mainstream disability studies, and theories developed about disability and physical impairment may not always be appropriate when thinking about intellectual (or learning) disability. This pioneering book, in considering intellectually disabled…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child

    1st Edition

    By David Wilkin

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children. It discusses the problems of assistance that they may have experienced from their families, the community, or the available services. Whilst arguing for far more support for mothers when…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Atkinson, Joanne Lay, Su McAnelly, Malcolm Richardson

    Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

    1st Edition

    By Judith P. Hudson

    To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge

  • Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    1st Edition

    By Brian Watermeyer

    In recent years, disability studies has been driven by a model of disability which focuses on the social and economic oppression of disabled people. Although an important counterbalance to a pathologising medical model, the social model risks presenting an impoverished and disembodied view of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    Children's Developmental Progress, 4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

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