Disability Studies

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Parent's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of residential special schools located in England and the staff who work in them

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How to be a Para Pro

A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals

Starfish Speciality Press

This book will be essential reading for all classroom assistants and support staff working with children with pervasive developmental disorder, autism and Asperger syndrome. It provides strategies to address the most common and perplexing behaviours and is full of insights, tips and anecdotes that bring alive the everyday challenges.

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Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

Characteristics, Diagnosis and Treatment within an Educational Setting

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author provides an overview of the opinions expressed about NLD. She describes the cognitive, psychometric, socio-emotional and visual aspects, and also discusses how it can be diagnosed and how it associates itself with other conditions. She concludes by suggesting practical treatment strategies that can be applied at home and in school.

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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division and ideas for improving reading comprehension.

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Making It Work

Removing Disability Discrimination. Are you Ready? - A Training Pack for Schools and LEAs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A training manual combining a large-format resource with a CD-ROM which provides guidance for schools on disability discrimination, access and inclusion

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When I'm Away From Home

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

When I'm Away From Home is a workbook designed to provide specific information about the individual care requirements of a disabled child for anyone responsible for their care. It includes the child's medical and physical needs, their daily routine and a section which they can fill in themselves about their personality, preferences and habits.

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Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this study of women learning disabilities, Michelle McCarthy investigates how these women experience their sexual lives, basing her research on interviews with the women themselves. She argues the importance of informing the work of those responsible at research, practice and policy levels with the voices of people with learning disabilities.

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Special Diets for Special Kids

Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders

Future Horizons

Lewis explains how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for children and adults with autism. Drawing on her own success with removing gluten and casein from her son's diet, she answers the questions parents and professionals may have about choosing a dietary intervention. She provides over 150 recipes to get started on the diet.

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Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living.

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Language Development in Children with Disability and Special Needs

Performative Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This guide offers a programme to encourage language acquisition, and teach the child to use appropriate language and communication in differing situations. The author's early intervention programmes are widely practised in Sweden, and are based on the belief that language and communication develop as a key part of the child's overall development.

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