Books in category Social Science – People with Disabilities

  • Disability Self and Society

    Disability, Self, and Society
    Tanya Titchkosky

    Argues for change in the meaning society ascribes to disability, seeing it as a useful life experience that affects all of society, rather than a temporary or chronic problem for the individual to overcome.

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child

    Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child
    David Wilkin

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children.

  • Mental Retardation

    Mental Retardation
    George S. Baroff, J. Gregory Olley

    This new edition revisits the major issues affecting individuals with mental retardation, those personally responsible for their education and well being, and society at large.

  • Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom

    Managing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom
    John Alban-Metcalfe, Juliette Alban-Metcalfe

    This book provides commonsense information and insights into the condition, and considers the: · key features of AD/HD and which warning signs to watch out for · educational implications for children diagnosed · pros and cons of using …

  • Le secret des gentils monstres

    Le secret des gentils monstres
    Paul Houstal

    À travers son témoignage, l'auteur nous dévoile une vie passée à cacher son anomalie sexuelle, une vie guidée par une quête d'identité sexuelle et par la peur de révéler cette "honte mystérieuse".

  • Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism
    Brian Watermeyer

    Presenting a range of conceptual ideas which describe psychological dynamics and predicaments confronting disabled people in an exclusionary and prejudiced world, this volume is an important new contribution to the literature.

  • Epilepsy Metaphors

    Epilepsy Metaphors
    Eleana Vaja

    Between 1990 and 2015, American literature saw the emergence of a new corpus of epilepsy metaphors which tackle the stigma of epilepsy within three areas: society, body, and language.

  • Truc de mecs

    Truc de mecs
    Pascal Doriguzzi

    Pascal jouit du privilège rare d'une maladie sournoise et invalidante.

  • Famiglia e handicap

    Famiglia e handicap
    Paola Di Furia, Federico Mastrangelo

  • Reconsidering Intellectual Disability

    Reconsidering Intellectual Disability
    Jason Reimer Greig

    Reconsidering Intellectual Disability shows how a focus on Christian theological tradition’s moral thinking and practice of friendship with God offers a way to free not only people with intellectual disabilities but all people from the …

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