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Disability and chronic illness

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  1. The Trouble with Illness

    The Trouble with Illness

    How Illness and Disability Affect Relationships

    Julia Segal

    A candid look at how people respond when someone close to them has an illness or disability, and what can be done to avoid discomfort causing a rift in that relationship. The book explores relationships between partners, children and professionals and considers the different ways in which understanding can transform how people feel and react. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 312pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 9781785923326
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-651-3
  2. Psychological First Aid for People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

    Psychological First Aid for People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

    A Step-by-Step Programme

    Aafke Scharloo, Simone Ebbers and Martine Spijker

    Based upon years of experience and research, the SOS programme is the essential first step for enabling people with intellectual disabilities who have experienced sexual abuse to recover from the trauma. This is a vital resource filled with ready-to-use, practical tools for supporting these people, their families and caregivers. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.89in / 228mm x 175mm, 320pp, $55.00
    ISBN: 9781785921476
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $55.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-416-8
  3. Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia, illustrated by Katie Stanton

    Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke, explaining what a stroke is and how family members, carers and friends can help support someone with the various challenges they may face after having a stroke. This illustrated book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who's had a stroke, from child to adult. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 64pp, $14.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-495-9
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, $14.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-913-5
  4. Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Jacqueline Rayner, illustrated by Jason Lythgoe-Hay

    Mollie and her family help readers to understand what it is like to have ME/CFS and how it can affect their day-to-day family life. They explain what ME/CFS is and how it can affect people in different ways. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to this often misunderstood condition. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 64pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-452-2
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 64pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-826-8
  5. Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?

    Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?

    A guide for family, friends and carers

    Alan M. Hultquist, illustrated by Lydia T. Corrow

    Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for him, and how he can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends and carers and a great starting point for group discussions. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 56pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-948-0
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 56pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-767-4
  6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

    Support for Family and Friends

    Elizabeth Turp

    This book provides the families and friends of people with CFS/ME with an introduction to the condition, and explains what can be done to support those who have it. It offers useful advice on how to help a loved one cope with it, and suggests ways to help them with everyday issues such as personal hygiene, nutrition, finances, and relationships. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.35in / 214mm x 136mm, 240pp, $18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-141-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $18.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-347-8
  7. Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease

    Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease

    One Family's Story

    Sandy Sulaiman

    Huntington's Disease (HD) is a hereditary illness passed on via a defective gene. There is a fifty per cent chance of inheriting it from a parent and there is yet no cure. Learning to Live with Huntington's Disease is one family's poignant story of coping with the symptoms, the diagnosis and the effects of HD. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 176pp, $25.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-487-2
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $25.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-630-8
  8. Speaking Up

    Speaking Up

    A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy 4-volume set

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    Advocacy for people with disabilities is about empowering people - gaining rights for individuals, access to services, inclusion in society and their own voice. Speaking Up is a set of four guide books designed to give people with a disability the knowledge and advice needed to approach self-advocacy with confidence. Learn More
    2007, 4pp
  9. Introducing Advocacy

    Introducing Advocacy

    The First Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    This book introduces the concept of advocacy and explores appropriate advocacy models, for example peer group supportive models, and examines different forms of advocacy such as campaign advocacy, crisis or intervention advocacy, volunteer advocacy and health complaints advocacy. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.77in / 244mm x 172mm, 96pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-475-9
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 96pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-608-7
  10. Rules and Standards

    Rules and Standards

    The Second Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

    John Tufail and Kate Lyon

    This book explores the idea of rules and standards for advocacy and looks at the advocacy charter. It covers issues such as whether an advocate should share a confidence if they are worried that their advocacy partner might self-harm. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.81in / 244mm x 173mm, 48pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-476-6
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 48pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-597-4

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