Understanding Disability

Written By Paul T. Jaeger
Understanding Disability
  • Publsiher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 22 June 2021
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
  • Pages : 165 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Understanding Disability written by Paul T. Jaeger which was release on 22 June 2021, this book published by Greenwood Publishing Group. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 : Paul T. Jaeger,Cynthia Ann Bowman
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 165
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 : Peggy Quinn
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1997-09-11
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Michael Oliver
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 1995-11-13
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 Policy

Understanding Disability Policy
  • Author : Alan Roulstone,Simon Prideaux
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : In an era of scarce social resources, the question of changing social policy constructions and responses to disabled people has become increasingly important. This text locates disability policy into broader social policy and welfare policy writings, embracing a range of indicators of disabled people's welfare....

Knowing and Understanding Disability and Carers Service Customers

Knowing and Understanding Disability and Carers Service Customers
  • Author : Janine Hawkins,Carol Goldstone,Meena Bhagat
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 119
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : Download or read online Knowing and Understanding Disability and Carers Service Customers written by Janine Hawkins,Carol Goldstone,Meena Bhagat, published by which was released on 2007. Get Knowing and Understanding Disability and Carers Service Customers Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Peggy Quinn
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1997-09-11
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...

Understanding Disability Policies

Understanding Disability Policies
  • Author : Robert F. Drake
  • Publisher : Palgrave
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : Comparing British policies with those of America, Australia and Sweden, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development and consequences of disability policies....

Understanding the Experience of Disability

Understanding the Experience of Disability
  • Author : Dana S. Dunn
  • Publisher : Academy of Rehabilitation Psyc
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : Rehabilitation psychologists have long argued that situational constraints (e.g., missing ramps, lack of Braille signage, nondisabled peoples' attitudes) create greater social barriers and behavioral restrictions for people with disabilities (PWDs) than do the disabilities themselves. In other words, as social psychologist Kurt Lewin argued, situational factors, including the perceptions ...

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Victoria Stopford
  • Publisher : Hodder Education
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01
  • Total pages : 171
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 Date : 1999-08-01
  • Total pages : 175
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : * 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 ...

Understanding Disability Law

Understanding Disability Law
  • Author : Mark C. Weber
  • Publisher : LexisNexis
  • Release Date : 2012-02-10
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : Understanding Disability Law discusses important statutory and constitutional issues relating to disability discrimination. It is designed to help students in Disability Law courses synthesize and apply the materials they are learning. It is also designed to function as a compact treatise for practicing lawyers and others looking for an analysis ...

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Sally French,John Swain
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies
  • Author : Bruce Henderson,Noam Ostrander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...

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 Date : 2011-12-21
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...

Children s Understanding of Disability

Children s Understanding of Disability
  • Author : Ann Lewis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-01-04
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Summary : 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 ...