Understanding Disability

A development of some of the main themes and issues surrounding disability that have arisen since the mid-1970s. By relating these developments to the author's own biography throughout this time, this text challenges the personal and social perceptions of disability.

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  • Author : Michael Oliver
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Pages : 202 pages
  • ISBN : 1349242691
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Michael Oliver
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 13 November 1995
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A development of some of the main themes and issues surrounding disability that have arisen since the mid-1970s. By relating these developments to the author's own biography throughout this time, this text challenges the personal and social perceptions of disability.

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Peggy Quinn
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 11 September 1997
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Beginning with infancy and the diagnosis of congenital or early onset disabilities, this book identifies traditional developmental life stages for those with disabilities as well as the impact of disability at each of these periods. It then provides specific information for four different disabilities: Down's syndrome, visual impairment, cerebral palsy and spina bifida. Spinal cord injury at the young adult stage of development is also included. With this knowledge, the reader can determine expected age-appropriate activities and accomplishments as well

Disability Across the Developmental Lifespan, Second Edition

Disability Across the Developmental Lifespan, Second Edition
  • Author : Julie Smart, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 December 2019
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This is the only text to examine the experience of disability in relation to theories of human growth and development. It provides a foundational and comprehensive examination of disability that encompasses the intellectual, psychiatric, physical, and social arenas. The second edition is updated to underscore its versatility as an introductory text about the developmental tasks of people with disabilities for all the helping professions. Reorganized to illuminate the book’s interdisciplinary focus, it includes new demographics, new case studies and

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Cynthia Ann Bowman
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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Although 54 million Americans have a disability, few discussions of the issue address its various compenents in a holistic manner. The authors, both of whom have experienced disability, tackle complex issues facing the disabled, including access, diversity, and civil rights, in a human-centered manner.

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Victoria Stopford
  • Publisher : Hodder Education
  • Release : 01 January 1987
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This resource covers a variety of conditions that cause disability. The author adopts a positive and anti-discriminatory approach and the book results from close co-operation with support groups to ensure the accuracy of the content.

Female Forms

Female Forms
  • Author : Thomas, Carol
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release : 01 August 1999
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* What is the relevance of feminist ideas for understanding women's experiences of disability? * How can the social model of disability be developed theoretically? * What are the key differences between Disability Studies and medical sociology? In answer to these questions, this book explores and develops ideas about disability, engaging with important debates in disability studies about what disability is and how to theorize it. It also examines the interface between disability studies, women's studies and medical sociology, and offers an accessible

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Sally French,John Swain
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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This book examines disability, in an accessible and interactive style, as it relates to healthcare policy and practice. It is aimed at physiotherapists and occupational therapists, both sutdents and practitioners, but will also be useful to all healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors and speech and language therapists. Based on the social rather than the medical model of disability Views disability in terms of environmental, structural and attitudinal barriers which deny disabled people full participation in society Engages health professionals in

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
  • Author : U. S. Department of Health and Human Services,Office of the Surgeon General
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release : 23 July 2012
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Since 1900, the nation has witnessed unprecedented improvement in the health of its people thanks, in large part, to the public health movement that works to prevent disease and its spread, and to promote mental, physical and emotional well-being. As a result of a century of public health initiatives, such as vaccinations, improved nutrition and sanitation, and new treatments to combat acute illnesses, millions of people have led longer, healthier lives. As a result, the emphasis of the nation's work in

Children's Understanding of Disability

Children's Understanding of Disability
  • Author : Ann Lewis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 January 2002
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Children's Understanding of Disability is a valuable addition to the debate surrounding the integration of children with special needs into ordinary schools. Taking the viewpoint of the children themselves, it explores how pupils with severe learning difficulties and their non-disabled classmates interact. Ann Lewis examines what happens when non-disabled children and pupils with severe learning difficulties work together regularly over the course of a year. She also includes the views of children working in segregated special education. From her findings,

Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces

Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces
  • Author : Tonette S. Rocco
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 21 December 2011
GET THIS BOOKChallenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces

Disability can affect adults across the life span—and it isthe one minority group every person could join. This sourcebookaims to broaden the view of disability from a medical or economicconcern to a social justice concern. It examines practical, theoretical, and research aspects ofdisability—including those who question disabilityclassifications—and situates it as a political and socialjustice concern, technical and pragmatic concern, and personalexperience. The authors present the perspectives of individualswith disabilities, service providers, parents, and teachers andoffer analyses that

Disability Politics

Disability Politics
  • Author : Jane Campbell,Mike Oliver,Michael Oliver
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 25 July 1996
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Presents a series of perspectives on the process of self-organisation of disabled people which took placein the last part of the twwntieth It has interviews with disabled people who are involved with the rise of the disability movement.

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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In this absorbing text by a leading writer and respected activist, theory, policy, historical background and personal experience are combined to give readers a rich and illuminating picture of the key issues raised by disability. In the author's uniquely clear and lively narrative style, the book explores:the practical and political challenges that disablement presents theoretical understandings of disability disability law and the realities of policy implementation key points of contention for the disability movementThis long-awaited new edition of a

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies
  • Author : Bruce Henderson,Noam Ostrander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance art, photography, silent film, dance, personal narrative and theatre, using such diverse perspectives and methods as queer theory, gender, feminist, and masculinity studies, dance studies, as well as providing first publication of creative writings by award-winning