Social Work and Disability Products

  • 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 – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Berghs, Tsitsi Chaitaka, Yayha El-Lahib, Andrew 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 – 2019-11-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Perspectives on Disability Activism and Advocacy

    Our Way, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Kelley Johnson

    This book explores the diverse ways in which disability activism and advocacy are experienced and practiced by people with disabilities and their allies. Contributors to the book explore the very different strategies and campaigns they have used to have their demands for respect, dignity and rights…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary 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 – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • New Lenses on Intellectual Disabilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Clegg

    This book gathers together recent international research in intellectual disability (ID), examining the diverse modes of existence that characterise living with intellectual disabilities in the 21st century. Ranging from people with no speech and little mobility who need 24-hour care, to people…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Postsocialism

    1st Edition

    By Teodor Mladenov

    In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing these injustices were inherited from state socialism,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Understanding Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities in Adults

    1st Edition

    By Dreenagh Lyle

    This book explores what happens to people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) when they reach adulthood. It provides an examination of various terms and definitions in use and a critical exploration of current UK policies. The author brings a wealth of many years’ experience…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • 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 – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Social Representations Theory

    The Case of Hearing Loss, 1st Edition

    By Vinaya Manchaiah, Berth Danermark, Per Germundsson, Pierre Ratinaud

    Disability and Social Representations Theory provides theoretical and methodological knowledge to uncover the public perception of disabilities. Over the last decade there has been a significant shift from body to environment, and the relation between the two, when understanding the phenomenon of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    1st Edition

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs, whereas the needs of children…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Ravenscroft

    The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment examines current debates as well as cross-examining traditionally held beliefs around visual impairment. It provides a bridge between medical practice and social and cultural research drawing on authentic investigations. It is the intention of this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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