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Disability: social aspects

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Stigma
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The dwarf, the disfigured, the blind man, the homosexual, the ex-mental patient and the member of a racial or religious minority all share one charact...
Shunned
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People with mental illness commonly describe the stigma and discrimination they face as being worse than their main condition. Discrimination can perv...

The metanarrative of blindness
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Although the theme of blindness occurs frequently in literature, literary criticism rarely engages the experiential knowledge of people with visual im...
Crippled
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The austerity crisis and threat to disability rightsIn austerity Britain, disabled people have been recast as worthless scroungers. From social care t...

eQuality
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Never before have the civil rights of people with disabilities aligned so well with developments in information and communication technology. The cent...
Anti-discriminatory practice
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Addressing the common concepts and issues across the various forms of discrimination, this core text from one of Palgrave's best-selling authors explo...

You'll never walk
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When Andy Grant's eyes blinked open from a 10-day coma in February 2009, he was alone in a hospital bed in Birmingham. He had a broken sternum, a brok...
Life unseen
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This is a study of blindness in history and the present day. It offers a powerful and erudite investigation into how the physical state of not seeing affects the life of the individual.

A major adjustment
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Sarah Merriman is just like any other urbane young woman in her twenties. She has a job in a Central London hotel, a boyfriend, commutes to work on the Tube, eats out, goes to films and theatre. This is all the more remarkable (though not to her) because Sarah was born with Down's syndrome. Her parents having no prior inkling, it came as a huge sho
Accidental friends
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As L'Arche Daybreak and L'Arche Canada approach their 50th anniversary, this beautifully-written memoir tells the inside story of daily life with peop...

Social work practice and intellectual disability
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Read this book to gain an understanding of the knowledge, values and skills required for effective practice in the field of intellectual disability an...
Sensory-being for sensory beings
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Sensory-being: the enveloping of natural presentness and awareness in an unfolding sensory moment. Sensory Beings: people whose experience of the worl...

The PDA paradox
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Diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in his teenage years, Harry Thompson looks back with wit and humour at the ups and downs of family ...
Reasons to be Graeae
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Graeae has been a force for change in world-class theatre since it was founded in 1980, placing D/deaf and disabled actors centre stage and challengin...

Notes on blindness
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Notes on Blindness was the basis for a major documentary in 2016. 'It's a gift. Not a gift I want, but it is a gift' Days before the birth of his fi...
Supporting people with learning disabilities in health & social care
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This reflective and evidence-based book will equip students as well as professionals who work with people with learning disabilities in primary, secon...

Autism equality in the workplace
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Neurodiversity in the workplace can be a gift. Yet only 15% of adults with an autism spectrum condition (ASC) are in full-time employment. This book e...
Understanding deaf culture
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This book presents a 'Traveller's Guide' to Deaf Culture, starting from the premise that Deaf cultures have an important contribution to make to other...

Roses in December
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Since its debut in 1987, Crankshaft has engendered reader loyalty and affection with its wry wit, engaging storylines, and identifiable characters. Cr...
Finding out about Asperger's syndrome, high functioning autism and PDD
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Children and teenagers are different. Some have more differences than others and may have difficulties with things such as participating in group acti...