Social Work and Disability Products

  • At the Verge of Inclusiveness

    A Study of Learning Support in Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Chris Hewitson

    Published in 1998, this book provides an analysis of the development of learning support for students with special needs from the 1970s to the present. Based on case study research the book examines the complexities of defining special needs and considers ways in which marginalization of students…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutions in Turbulent Environments

    A Study of the Impact of Environmental Change upon Institutions for the Intellectually Disabled, 1st Edition

    By T.P. Keating

    Published in 1999. Contemporary organizations are faced with increasingly rapid and dramatic change within their political, cultural and technological environments. Institutions in Turbulent Environments critically examines the way organizations respond to these changes,with a particular focus upon…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Designs for Living

    A Comparative Approach to Normalisation for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Steven Carnaby

    First published in 1999, this volume explores how the principle of normalisation informs British learning disability services by instructing them to help service users acquire behaviours and characteristics which are as 'culturally normative as possible'. While many studies have attempted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in 4 countries- Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome

    Awake Behind Closed Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Alex Jelly, Adel Helmy, Barbara A. Wilson

    This book offers a personal insight into the experience of Alex Jelly, a professional fundraiser who developed a rare brain tumour, a papillary meningioma, which was successfully removed. She was left with Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and associated problems including motor and speech…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • The Invisible Brain Injury

    Cognitive Impairments in Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke and other Acquired Brain Pathologies, 1st Edition

    By Aurora Lassaletta Atienza

    The Invisible Brain Injury recounts, in her own words, the experience of Aurora Lassaletta, a clinical psychologist who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) after a traffic accident. Presenting her unique dual perspective as both a patient and a clinician, Aurora highlights the less visible…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Self-Direction in Long Term Services and Supports

    The Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation Ten Years On, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin J. Mahoney, Ellen K. Mahoney, Michelle Putnam

    Ten years after the results of the Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation were released, this book assesses the impact of this study, which developed individualized plans for helping people with disabilities to stay independent in the community. The study was the first wide-scale test of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Berghs, Tsitsi Chataika, Yahya El-Lahib, Kudakwashe Dube

    The onslaught of neoliberalism, austerity measures and cuts, impact of climate change, protracted conflicts and ongoing refugee crisis, rise of far right and populist movements have all negatively impacted on disability. Yet, disabled people and their allies are fighting back and we urgently need…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • How to Conduct Ethnographies of Institutions for People with Cognitive Difficulties

    1st Edition

    By Kjeld Høgsbro

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the methodological, theoretical, and meta-theoretical considerations and guidelines involved in undertaking institutional ethnographic work involving people with cognitive and communicative disabilities. It presents a coherent platform for integrating…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Nick Watson, Simo Vehmas

    This fully revised and expanded second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 

  • Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities, 1st Edition

    By Alan J. Marsh

    This title was first published in 2003.Funding for pupils with special educational needs has created resource management difficulties for schools and budgetary control problems for LEAs. Special educational needs is a frequent area of LEA overspending. These issues are particularly important as the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • Canine-Assisted Interventions

    A Comprehensive Guide to Credentialing Therapy Dog Teams, 1st Edition

    By John-Tyler Binfet, Elizabeth Kjellstrand Hartwig

    Covering principles of therapy dog team training, assessment, skills, and ongoing monitoring, Canine-Assisted Interventions provides guidance on the most evidence-based methods for therapy dog team welfare, training, and assessment. The authors offer a linear approach to understanding all aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30

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