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Can animals be taught a human language and use it to communicate? Or is human language unique to human beings, just as many complex behaviors of other species are uniquely theirs?
This book tries to think through some of the complex issues raised by concepts such as the body, the normal, the abnormal, disability, the disabled, and people with disabilities.
Articles on blindness from the 1930s.
Examines the history of caregiving over a 90-year period, and the changing relations between home caregivers and professionals
A unique work that brings together a broad range of specialist disciplines to create a new perspective on social and physical exclusion from society. Brings a much needed comparative approach to the subject of disability.
What would make anti-bullying initiatives more successful? This book offers a new approach to the problem of school bullying.
The author describes his interest in working with deaf individuals and medical science to develop the Bionic ear.
Profiles four families in which one or both parents have disabilities; for middle-grade readers.
Based on interviews with almost a hundred activists, this book provides a detailed history of the struggle for disability rights in the United States.
A collection of essays by social historians exploring the role of disability in U.S. history.
The personal story of a boy born with profound hearing loss is accompanied by information about topics related to deafness. Includes bibliographical references and index.
A practical guide for parents of children with hearing loss.