Disability Studies

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Veterans with a Vision

Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War

UBC Press

Illuminates the challenges faced by Canada’s war-blinded veterans and outlines the history of the Sir Arthur Pearson Association of War Blinded, an advocacy group for all Canadian veterans and blind citizens.

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Making Ourselves Heard

Exploring disabled children's participation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This full-colour guide describes the challenges and opportunities for disabled children and young people wanting to participate in the decisions and issues that affect them

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Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

By David Wiegan; Foreword by Ron Rush
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing a successful jobs program for persons with developmental disabilities, drawn from the author's extensive experience and real success.

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Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an innovative course for groups of children aged 2-4. Each group session is planned around a theme e.g. 'The Zoo', providing an anchor for the children to gain meaning from the activities that will help them learn to sit still, not talk, look at the speaker and think about the words - all vital skills in good listening.

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Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life.

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Challenge Me! (TM)

Speech and Communication Cards

By Amanda Elliott; Illustrated by David Kemp
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

These cards provide fun challenges for children aged 3-12 with any form of speech problem, whether this is a severe problem which is related to a motor disability or a general delay in speech. The colour illustrated cards and instruction booklet will be an ideal tool for parents and professionals working to improve a child's speaking skills.

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Malpas the Dragon

By Ann Cattanach; Illustrated by Michael Renouf
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This beautifully illustrated children's book is about loss and survival. It will be enjoyed by children and adults alike, and is ideal for parents and professionals to read with children who find it hard to love and be loved.

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Caring for Myself

A Social Skills Storybook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Caring for Myself is an entertaining and educational social skills storybook that will help children with ASDs to understand the importance of taking care of their bodies. Fully illustrated with colour photographs, it sets out fun, simple steps that explain what caring for yourself actually involves.

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Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis

An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and other Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. He then describes how the science of behavior analysis can be applied to real life problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have special needs.

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A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome

Solution Focused Approaches

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents an empowering, practical approach to helping people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) to succeed at college, work, home and in life. The authors highlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and advocate a solution focused approach which recognizes and uses the strengths of people with AS to foster mutual respect.

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