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Disability and chronic illness

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  1. Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self-injure

    Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self-injure

    Edited by Pauline Heslop and Andrew Lovell

    This book looks at ways of improving care provision for people with learning disabilities who self-injure. The first part of the book sets out the theories behind psychological approaches to understanding self-injury, and in the second half case studies and 'practice pointers' propose ways of improving direct care. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 7.36in / 231mm x 187mm, 160pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-208-5
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-443-7
  2. How to Break Bad News to People with Intellectual Disabilities

    How to Break Bad News to People with Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Carers and Professionals

    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

    This book offers unique and adaptable guidelines that can be used by practitioners to ease the process of breaking bad news to people with intellectual disabilities. It provides effective tips and support that will help social workers, counsellors and caring professionals relay all types of bad news as sensitively and successfully as possible. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 5.94in / 227mm x 151mm, 192pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-280-1
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-583-0
  3. Active Support

    Active Support

    Enabling and Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Jim Mansell and Julie Beadle-Brown

    Active Support is a proven model of care that enables and empowers people with intellectual disabilities to participate in all aspects of their lives. This evidence-based approach is particularly effective for working with people with more severe disabilities, and is of growing interest to those responsible for providing support and services. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.42in / 229mm x 163mm, 224pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-111-8
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-300-3
  4. Understanding Cerebral Palsy

    Understanding Cerebral Palsy

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals

    Marion Stanton

    A great starting point for parents and professionals when they first encounter cerebral palsy, this book provides essential information on causes, types, symptoms and treatments as well as practical tips on everyday considerations such as communication and diet. This positive handbook will help readers more fully understand cerebral palsy. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.61in x 6.77in / 244mm x 172mm, 224pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-060-9
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-256-3
  5. Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability

    A Social Approach

    Andrea Hollomotz

    People with learning difficulties are considerably more likely to experience sexual violence than those without, and for this reason they are often described as 'vulnerable'. This book argues that treating adults with learning difficulties as 'vulnerable' leaves them with fewer of the skills which are needed to protect themselves from harm. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.02in / 229mm x 153mm, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-167-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-381-2
  6. A Theological Diagnosis

    A Theological Diagnosis

    A New Direction on Genetic Therapy, 'Disability' and the Ethics of Healing

    Matt Edmonds

    Matt Edmonds makes a vital critique of contemporary efforts to remove 'disability' from the world around us. Surveying the logic and language of both secular and religious health movements, he highlights the misplaced generalisations and dubious values that cumulatively serve to undermine individual inclusion and well-being on a day-to-day basis. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-998-3
    2011, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-496-3
  7. Using Intensive Interaction with a Person with a Social or Communicative Impairment

    Using Intensive Interaction with a Person with a Social or Communicative Impairment

    Graham Firth and Mark Barber

    The authors explain clearly how to prepare for, carry out and reflect on the use of Intensive Interaction with a client or family member. A multitude of key questions are addressed. In the final section they consider some of the wider implications of the approach. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 160pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-109-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-291-4
  8. 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
  9. Group Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Group Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Encouraging Inclusion and Participation

    Tim Clement and Christine Bigby

    This book paints a picture of life in group homes today. The authors propose a framework for increasing community presence and participation, and consider the barriers to be overcome in achieving these key goals. Topics include the notion of 'homeliness', maintaining a balance between individual and group needs and practice leadership. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 288pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-645-6
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-205-1
  10. Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

    Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

    David B. Wiegan

    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. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.14in / 227mm x 156mm, 160pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-922-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-187-0

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