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  • Disabled Students in Education
    Andrea Gorra / David Moore / Mike Adams
    There can be little doubt that the rapid technological developments that have characterized the decades since the middle of the 19th century have given great scope for improving the quality of life of disabled people. Disabled Students in Education: Technology, Transition, and Inclusivity reports on 15 research projects aimed at improving the educational prospects of disabled p...
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    229,87 €

  • Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy Technologies and Disability Informatics
    Javier Pereira
    Information technologies constitute a very important contribution to the integration of a population into its environment. Unfortunately, in most cases the development of new technologies does not consider the special needs of potentially disabled users. The Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy Technologies and Disability Informatics proposes a comprehensive description of...
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    347,74 €

  • Raising Nathan Against All Odds
    Christine E. Staple Ebanks
    CHRISTINE STAPLE EBANKS DEMONSTRATES A POSITIVELY EXCEPTIONAL 'MISSIONARY ZEAL' IN FOSTERING SUPPORT FOR THE HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES.Raising Nathan: Discovering the Blessings, Joy, and Purpose in Raising a Child with Disabilities is a poignant testament to the power of faith, hope, and family bonds in the face of daunting adversity. Given he...
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    18,74 €

  • Formação Docente Numa Perspectiva Inclusiva
    Artur Mendonça
    EmFormação Docente numa Perspectiva Inclusiva: Memórias de um Pai Educador , Artur Mendonça compartilha suas experiências como professor especialista tanto no atendimento à pessoa com deficiência visual como na formação de docentes, destacando a necessidade urgente de uma mudança de paradigma no sistema educacional. Ele oferece propostas claras e práticas para a formação contin...
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    7,03 €

  • Maggie
    Dr. Lynn Phillips
    A Heartbreaking Odyssey through America’s Darkest Hours: The Tragedy of Maggie UnveiledIn the annals of American history, there exists a chapter so harrowing it reverberates through time - the era of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the Eugenic movement. Maggie: Trapped in The School for the Feeble Minded meticulously unravels this dark period through the eyes of Maggie...
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    17,75 €

  • Hacking the Underground
    Raquel Velho
    Reveals how knowledge from the margins shapes infrastructures'Minding the gap' while using a wheelchair on the London Underground goes beyond a sharp eye and careful foot placement to avoid a fall: it can entail carrying and deploying a portable ramp to embark and disembark or carefully mapping out a custom route ahead of time. The extensive infrastructure of London’s public tr...
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    38,42 €

  • Hacking the Underground
    Raquel Velho
    Reveals how knowledge from the margins shapes infrastructures'Minding the gap' while using a wheelchair on the London Underground goes beyond a sharp eye and careful foot placement to avoid a fall: it can entail carrying and deploying a portable ramp to embark and disembark or carefully mapping out a custom route ahead of time. The extensive infrastructure of London’s public tr...
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    135,05 €

  • Sound-Blind
    Alex Benson
    In the 1880s, a new medical term flashed briefly into public awareness in the United States. Children who had trouble distinguishing between similar speech sounds were said to suffer from 'sound-blindness.' The term is now best remembered through anthropologist Franz Boas, whose work deeply influenced the way we talk about cultural difference. In this fascinating work of litera...
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    126,98 €

  • Sound-Blind
    Alex Benson
    In the 1880s, a new medical term flashed briefly into public awareness in the United States. Children who had trouble distinguishing between similar speech sounds were said to suffer from 'sound-blindness.' The term is now best remembered through anthropologist Franz Boas, whose work deeply influenced the way we talk about cultural difference. In this fascinating work of litera...
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    44,66 €

  • Your Service Dog and You
    Nicola Ferguson
    Service dogs play an important role in society, assisting their handlers in leading independent, fulfilling lives. These amazing dogs are trained to work with a wide range of disabilities, from visual impairments to PTSD, and come from a variety of breeds and backgrounds. Some service dogs are custom bred and trained by large charities, while others are rescue dogs of indete...
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    59,79 €

  • Share the Road
    Dan Swearingen / Janet Lawson
    Searching for academic and vocational programs for their post-high school autistic son, Lawson and Swearingen found a distinct lack of services. They soon realized that if they wanted an appropriate program for their son, they would have to build it themselves. In Share the Road they recount their personal experiences and the stories of their students as together they create a ...
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    19,55 €

  • Clube Dos Oito
    Giovani Felipe
    Seja bem-vindo ao fascinante mundo doClube dos Oito ,uma compilação única e inspiradora que reúne o conhecimento e apaixão de oito professores visionários de diversas áreas, unidos porum objetivo comum: promover a interseção vital entre educação emeio ambiente. Este livro inovador, composto por quatro artigosconvincentes, mergulha fundo na importância da conscientizaçãoambienta...
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    8,55 €

  • Disabilities and the Life Course
    Featuring a framework rarely applied in the field of disability studies, this book explores not only a range of disabilities and impairments but also a diverse array of life course experiences, deepening knowledge across both fields for the widest possible impact. ...
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    180,20 €

  • Madwomen in Social Justice Movements, Literatures, and Art
    ’Madwomen in Social Justice Movements, Literatures, and Art’ boldly reasserts the importance of the Madwoman more than four decades after the publication of Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s seminal work in feminist literary criticism, ’The Madwoman in the Attic’. Since Gilbert and Gubar’s work was published, the Madwoman has reemerged to do important work, rock the academic boa...
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    66,44 €

  • Subvertir capacitismos. Iniciativas discas, diversas y disidentes
    Dora Inés Munévar Munévar
    ¿Por qué subvertir los capacitismos? Porque así lo desean quienes viven sus efectos en la vida cotidiana. Con iniciativas discas, diversas y disidentes, cada vez con mayor frecuencia, se escuchan voces de resistencias y se incrementan las presencias de quienes denuncian la manera como se ha construido la normalidad, la capacidad, la perfectibilidad, la sanidad y la heterosexual...
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    16,63 €

  • Nurse Florence® for the Visually Impaired with Illustrator Janel Halton
    Michael Dow
    Sometimes it seems only a nurse can bring technical information down to an understanding that an ordinary person can grasp. The Nurse Florence® book series provides high quality medical information that even a child can grasp. By introducing young kids to correct terminology and science concepts at an early age, we can help increase our children’s health literacy level as wel...
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    74,19 €

  • Stories, Statistics, Solutions
    America operates by ableist norms, which often silence or hide from view those with a disability. This book provides a platform or peek inside the lives of eight people with a disability, and it offers solutions for achieving access justice. ...
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    26,66 €

  • Stories, Statistics, Solutions
    America operates by ableist norms, which often silence or hide from view those with a disability. This book provides a platform or peek inside the lives of eight people with a disability, and it offers solutions for achieving access justice. ...
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    13,44 €

  • Crip Genealogies
    Mel Y. Chen
    The contributors to Crip Genealogies reorient the field of disability studies by centering the work of transnational feminism, queer of color critique, and trans scholarship and activism. They challenge the white, Western, and Northern rights-based genealogy of disability studies, showing how a single coherent narrative of the field is a mode of exclusion that relies on logics ...
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    37,40 €

  • Crip Genealogies
    Mel Y. Chen
    The contributors to Crip Genealogies reorient the field of disability studies by centering the work of transnational feminism, queer of color critique, and trans scholarship and activism. They challenge the white, Western, and Northern rights-based genealogy of disability studies, showing how a single coherent narrative of the field is a mode of exclusion that relies on logics ...
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    140,56 €

  • Marathon Wheeler
    Heather S. Coombes
    Discover how a woman wheelchair user with cerebral palsy found purpose in librarianship and in ordained Christian ministry.Glean hints on how to live with purpose as a person with physical disability.Gain clues on practical everyday living with physical disability.Gather insights as friends and health professionals on how to relate with understanding to people with physical dis...
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    18,43 €

  • Nurse Florence® for the Visually Impaired with Illustrator Sandra Islas
    Michael Dow
    Sometimes it seems only a nurse can bring technical information down to an understanding that an ordinary person can grasp. The Nurse Florence® book series provides high quality medical information that even a child can grasp. By introducing young kids to correct terminology and science concepts at an early age, we can help increase our children’s health literacy level as wel...
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    71,54 €

  • No Place for Autism?
    Jim Hoerricks
    Disability or difference? How autism is understood varies from place to place.Drawn from lived experience, this book explores the question of what autism is, and how it is best viewed in society. Dr Jim Hoerricks PhD - an academic and non-verbal autistic person - interrogates different models of disability, and considers how autism might be seen as a difference in human experie...
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    24,02 €

  • A Life Lived Well as a Non-binary and Autistic Mental Health Advocate
    Yenn Purkis
    What might it look like for an Autistic, non-binary person who lives with mental illness to live well and with hope?In this book, author and advocate Yenn Purkis reflects on their experiences of life as an Autistic non-binary person who has a diagnosis of atypical schizophrenia. Exploring the intersecting areas of mental health and illness, neurodivergence and neurodiversity, a...
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    23,95 €

  • Improving the Experience of Health Care for People Living with Sensory Disability
    Annmaree Watharow
    How does a patient with sensory disability - such as a hearing or vision impairment, or both - get effective communication from a health care provider?Too often, the answer is that they don’t. Communication is crucial for any professional-patient relationship, not least when disability is in the mix. For people living with sensory disability, however, the challenge of knowing w...
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    23,62 €

  • The Camp Abilities Story
    Lauren J. Lieberman
    The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities. ...
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    29,40 €

  • Animated Film and Disability
    Slava Greenberg
    While many live-action films portray disability as a spectacle, crip animation (a genre of animated films that celebrates disabled people’s lived experiences) uses a variety of techniques like clay animation, puppets, pixilation, and computer-generated animation to represent the inner worlds of people with disabilities. Crip animation has the potential to challenge the ableist ...
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    92,71 €

  • Animated Film and Disability
    Slava Greenberg
    While many live-action films portray disability as a spectacle, crip animation (a genre of animated films that celebrates disabled people’s lived experiences) uses a variety of techniques like clay animation, puppets, pixilation, and computer-generated animation to represent the inner worlds of people with disabilities. Crip animation has the potential to challenge the ableist ...
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    40,03 €

  • Disability in the Time of Pandemic
    Disability in the Time of Pandemic is a timely exploration of emerging research into the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with disabilities in their varied communities and across their complex identities. ...
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    180,12 €

  • Disability Welfare Policy in Europe
    Disability Welfare Policy in Europe:Cognitive Disability and the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic analyses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on persons with cognitive disabilities and their families, including its effects on education, employment, social and health care services. ...
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    149,81 €