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Writing & Developing Social Stories: Practical Interventions in Autism

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £36.99
A resource that provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. It also includes examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable resources for delivering training on the use of social stories. It is based on detailed work carried out in homes, schools and pre-schools.

Disability Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction

Paperback, 22/11/2010, £26.99
An inspiring, engaging and really dynamic student introduction to disability studies, from an author with an excellent reputation in this growing, interdisciplinary field.

Diagnosing Dyslexia

Paperback, 01/09/2003, £7.45

Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £24.99
The Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing is a practical, easily accessible, informative and up-to-date quick reference guide for students and practitioners of intellectual disability nursing who require guidance on the specific nursing care needs of patients with a learning or intellectual disability.

Disability, Culture and Identity

Paperback, 05/06/2003, £35.99
A presentation of research on disability in 2003, this text provides extensive coverage on the development of thinking cultures of disability; development of the social model of disability; disability and the politcs of social justice; and media treatement of disability, amongst other issues.

Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity

Paperback, 01/01/1998, £20.99

Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability Guide

Paperback, 30/01/2013, £9.95
The Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability care quality guide aims to help health and social care staff and carers refresh, develop or extend their learning in key areas of practice.

Disability politics & community care

Paperback, 01/10/1998, £15.95
Disability Politics and Community Care encourages health and welfare professionals and policy makers to start working much more closely with disabled people themselves. He presents practical suggestions for the changes necessary for the proposed reorganisation of service provision which will re-define direct work with disabled people.

Understanding Disability

Paperback, 26/08/2009, £19.99
In this long awaited new edition Oliver draws on his own experiences to paint a vivid picture of both the practical challenges of disablement and the theoretical understandings of disability. This approachable text is core reading for social work, nursing, health and social care and social science students taking modules in disability studies.

Disability, Policy and Professional Practice

Paperback, 30/12/2010, £21.99
Guides social work and social care students through working with disabled people. Unique in its aspirational, outcomes-focused approach.

Anxiety and Depression in People with Learning Disabilities: Intervention Strategies

01/08/2012, £28.00
This exciting new handbook draws on the experience of a wide range of authors to present a rich and informative exploration of the nature, manifestation and presentation of anxiety and depression in individuals with intellectual disabilities, and discusses the challenges and obstacles facing those who work with them.

Recovering from Multiple Sclerosis

Paperback, 01/06/2013, £12.99
A follow-up to the inspirational Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis documenting how 12 people around the world have changed their lives by altering their lifestyles.

Disability Studies Today

Paperback, 02/09/2002, £16.99
Provides an invaluable introduction to the concerns and controversies surrounding disability and disability studies. The arguments presented in this book have important political and policy implications for both disabled and non--disabled people. Contains contributions from established figures, as well as newcomers to the field.

Understanding Disability Policy

Paperback, 10/01/2012, £21.99
Understanding disability policy explores the roles of social security, social support, poverty, socio-economic status, community safety, official discourses and spatial change in shaping disabled people's opportunities.

Supporting People with Learning Difficulties in Health & Social Care

Paperback, 12/12/2011, £23.99
Suitable for students and practitioners working at various levels, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the skills and knowledge needed to work with people with learning disabilities in a variety of settings.

Intellectual disability:Social approaches

Paperback, 01/09/2007, £22.99
Based on the author's own experience from over thirty years in the field, this thought-provoking book offers a comparative study of services for people with intellectual disabilities in seven countries.

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Paperback, 14/12/2005, £29.99
This handbook helps professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities to establish the needs of individuals through systematic assessment and to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service they provide. A comprehensive handbook for professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities.

Disability on Equal Terms

Paperback, 17/03/2008, £26.99
Draws together a fascinating collection of essays written by experts from a wide range of health and social care services. By incorporating the views and experiences of disabled people the book can challenge traditional perseptions of disability.

Independent Lives?: Community Care and Disabled People

Paperback, 14/12/1993, £28.99
Combining a disability rights and a feminist perspective, and based on in-depth interviews with disabled people in a range of circumstances, this book explores the experience of receiving help with daily living activities. In so doing, Morris challenges the rhetoric of community care policies.

Controversial Issues in a Disabling Society

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £25.99
Disability Studies is an arena of critical debate addressing controversial issues concerning, not just the meaning of disability, but the nature of society, dominant values, quality of life, and even the right to live. This book, written specifically to raise questions and stimulate debate, covers a wide range of specific and substantive issues.

Health Promotion for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Paperback, 01/01/2014, £28.99
People with learning disabilities are affected by significantly more health problems than the general population and are much more likely to have significant health risks. This book aims at increasing professional awareness of the importance of health promotion activities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited 2ed

Paperback, 04/10/2013, £26.99
Updated edition of the author's Disability rights and wrongs.

Disability:a life course approach

Paperback, 18/03/2003, £17.99
Disability: a Life Course Approach provides students and teachers with easy access to many of the most important current disability issues and debates. It provides a clearly focused account, and bridges some important gaps in the existing disability literature by including issues relevant to disabled people of all ages.

Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

Paperback, 27/02/2014, £39.99
A detailed and up-to-date overview, this book provides an authoritative overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters and arranged thematically, it surveys the state of the discipline, examining emerging areas as well as core areas of contention.

Disability Studies: A Student's Guide

Paperback, 12/11/2013, £24.99
Bringing together a range of expert voices to tackle the essential topics relevant to the study of disability from a social perspective, this interdisciplinary introduction includes over 50 chapters relevant across health and social care.

Learning Disability Nursing: Modern Day Practice

Paperback, 12/12/2014, £24.99

Learning Disability Nursing

Paperback, 08/12/2003, £23.99
Learning disability nurses play a leading role in the care and support of people with learning disabilities. Learning Disability Nursing explores the theory and practice of learning disability nursing, with an emphasis on understanding the experiences of learning disability nurses as they seek to practice effectively.

Counselling for Progressive Disability

7, 29/02/2004, £24.95
Providing real insight into the experience of working with clients with progressive disabilities, this book uses dialogue, with thoughts and feelings in boxed comments, to illustrate the person-centred approach.

Sociologies of Disability and Illness: Contested Ideas in Disability Studies and Medical Sociology

Paperback, 27/04/2007, £29.99
This book critically compares conflicting perspectives and overlapping themes within the study of disability and illness across recent decades. With fresh interpretation of traditional theory in medical sociology and informed commentary on theoretical debates in disability studies, it is provocative reading for students and scholars in this field.

Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

Paperback, 23/05/2006, £19.99
This book examines aspects of care such as training, ethnicity, sexuality and competence in practice. Topics include the nature of touch, how physical contact is intended and experienced, carers' duty of care, and risk management. The book also explores management considerations of best value, care standards, performance monitoring and inspection.

Person Centered Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

Paperback, 01/04/2005, £19.95
This timely book provides a reflective analysis of person centred planning for people with learning disabilities, complementing policy initiatives that focus on individualised planning and service user involvement. Drawing on practical experience and research findings, the contributors explore policy and practice issues.

Scapegoat:Why we are failing disabled people

Paperback, 03/01/2013, £9.99
The first book to examine the roots of our uncomfortable and often hostile attitudes towards disabled people, and to argue for greater official recognition of these crimes as hate crimes

Learning Disability Policy and Practice: Changing Lives?

Paperback, 27/11/2012, £21.99
Highlighting examples of positive, evidence based practice throughout, this book explores working with people with learning disabilities at all life stages. With contributions from people with learning disabilities and their families, its person-centred approach illustrates how policy can be translated into practice with life-changing consequences.

Mental Illness and Learning Disability Since 1850: Finding a Place for Mental Disorder in the United Kingdom

Paperback, 22/03/2012, £26.95
In recent years, there has been much greater sympathy for the benefits of dedicated, secure accommodation for those suffering from more severe forms of mental illness. This volume challenges the recent scholarship and focuses on a wide range of factors impacting on the care and confinement of the insane since 1850.

Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities

Paperback, 26/04/2012, £19.99

Learning Disabilities: Towards Inclusion

Paperback, 28/06/2011, £39.99
Offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life. This title reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services.

Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

Paperback, 24/10/2008, £21.99
* The previous editions of this book have been extremely successful, with nearly 80,000 copies sold to date. * Of the 6-7 million children receiving special education in the U.S. , the clear majority are considered Learning Disabled.

Communicating Effectively with People with a Learning Disability

Paperback, 16/05/2011, £13.00
This book will help you to complete the Communication in Health and Social Care unit of the level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Handling Information for a Learning Disability Worker

Paperback, 03/10/2011, £12.00
This book will help you to complete the handling information units of the level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Health and Safety for Learning Disability Workers

Paperback, 28/03/2012, £15.00
This book will help you to complete the health and safety units of the level 2 and 3 diploma in health and social care.

Introduction to Supporting People with a Learning Disability

Paperback, 13/02/2012, £15.99
Will enable you to provide good support to people with a learning disability and can be used towards a range of level 2 qualifications.



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