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The characteristics associated with LD, and practical teaching strategies proven to increase the success rate of students both inside and outside the classroom.
Essays discussiing the social aspects of Learning Disabilities
This is a must read for parents, teachers, professionals, or anyone who is seeking the truth from a person with Asperger Syndrome.
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!
Describes how to develop a ministry for the mentally retarded. Includes teaching strategies, discipline information, and other useful information.
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.
Profiles several dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.
A text book for students in Rehabilitation Counseling classes.
Essays on people who work with disabled people.
This book is the first comprehensive exploration of the fundamental philosophical, legal, and public policy questions arising from the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.
An overview of the history and training of assistance dogs, for children.
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.
Ten stories of women with disabilities who succeeded.
Collection of essays about attitudes and policy toward people with disabilities
Explains what physical and mental disabilities are and how people cope with them.
An ABC correspondent writes about living life and reporting in embattled outposts in a wheelchair.
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This is a survey of exhibits and workshops in art, history, and science museums for people with various disabilities.
This is a book that examines how the society and Christianity sees people who are disabled in the church. Explores biblical implications.
A text for use in courses in rehabilitation counseling, educational psychology, and special education, also useful for practicing counselors and educators.
Citing real-world case studies from healthcare to social science, this book examines the emerging legal and cultural impact of inclusive design.
Richard Bolles's creative approach to job-hunting is brought to bear on the specific challenges faced by job hunters with disabilities.
Customized employment depends on coupling the strengths of a disabled person with the needs of potential employers.
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