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Learning Disabilities

Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

by Algozzine, Bob and Ysseldyke, James E.

The characteristics associated with LD, and practical teaching strategies proven to increase the success rate of students both inside and outside the classroom.

The Social Dimensions of Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of Tanis Bryan

by Donahue, Mavis and Wong, Bernice Y. L.

Essays discussiing the social aspects of Learning Disabilities

Mental Disabilities

Your Life is Not A Label

by Newport, Jerry

This is a must read for parents, teachers, professionals, or anyone who is seeking the truth from a person with Asperger Syndrome.

Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness

by Earley, Pete

Written by a Washington Post reporter about his son, Mike, who has bipolar mental illness, and mental heath conditions in Virginia and Miami. Spell-binding!

Unto the Least of These: Special Education in the Church

by Webber, Laverne and Glanville, Ellen and Wood, Andrew

Describes how to develop a ministry for the mentally retarded. Includes teaching strategies, discipline information, and other useful information.

Physical Disabilities

Life On Wheels: For the Active Wheelchair User

by Karp, Gary

A guidebook for those with a mobility disability, with practical information about how to adapt your home, choose a wheelchair, explore your sexuality, take care of your body.

Extraordinary People with Disabilities

by Kent, Deborah and Quinlan, Kathryn A.

Profiles several dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.

Independent Living for Physically Disabled People

by Zola, Irving Kenneth and Crewe, Nancy M.

A text book for students in Rehabilitation Counseling classes.

A Matter of Dignity: Changing the Lives of the Disabled

by Potok, Andrew

Essays on people who work with disabled people.

Americans with Disabilities: Exploring Implications of the Law for Individuals and Institutions

by Silvers, Anita and Francis, Leslie Pickering

This book is the first comprehensive exploration of the fundamental philosophical, legal, and public policy questions arising from the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.

Animal Helpers for the Disabled

by Kent, Deborah

An overview of the history and training of assistance dogs, for children.

Behind Our Eyes: Stories, Poems and Essays by Writers with Disabilities

by Smith, Marilyn Brandt

A provocative new twist on acceptance, these experiences of hospital horrors, rape accusations, burglary, a fistfight at a wedding, and animal voices with a cause, grab your attention. Abuse and discrimination lock horns with determination and hope.

Disabled, Female and Proud!: Stories of Ten Women with Disabilities

by Rousso, Harilyn and O'Malley, Susan Gushee and Severance, Mary

Ten stories of women with disabilities who succeeded.

Images of the Disabled, Disabling Images

by Gartner, Alan and Joe, Tom

Collection of essays about attitudes and policy toward people with disabilities

Let's Talk About Disabled People

by Sanders, Pete A.

Explains what physical and mental disabilities are and how people cope with them.

Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence

by Hockenberry, John

An ABC correspondent writes about living life and reporting in embattled outposts in a wheelchair.

The Accessible Museum Model Programs of Accessibility for Disabled and Older People

by American Association of Museums

This is a survey of exhibits and workshops in art, history, and science museums for people with various disabilities.

The Disabled Disciple: Ministering in a Church Without Barriers

by Browne, Elizabeth J.

This is a book that examines how the society and Christianity sees people who are disabled in the church. Explores biblical implications.

General

Career Counseling for People with Disabilities: A Practical Guide to Finding Employment

by Wolffe, Karen E.

A text for use in courses in rehabilitation counseling, educational psychology, and special education, also useful for practicing counselors and educators.

Digital Outcasts: Moving Technology Forward Without Leaving People Behind

by Smith, Kel

Citing real-world case studies from healthcare to social science, this book examines the emerging legal and cultural impact of inclusive design.

Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped (2nd edition)

by Bolles, Richard Nelson and Brown, Dale S.

Richard Bolles's creative approach to job-hunting is brought to bear on the specific challenges faced by job hunters with disabilities.

The Job Developer's Handbook: Practical Tactics for Customized Employment

by Griffin, Cary and Hammis, David and Geary, Tammara

Customized employment depends on coupling the strengths of a disabled person with the needs of potential employers.

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