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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