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A Brain's Battle Against a Stroke

My Recovery Combines My Memories of Dad's Approach with Medicine Today

by Robert Sussler

<p>A stroke because it is the blocking of blood flow to tissues within the</p> <p>brain can be life threatening , leave permanent damage, or require the</p> <p>patient to do daily battle with his own brain.</p> <p>The recovery of the stroke ...

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A Day in the Life of an Autistic Mind

by Dennis Adonis

<p>When a mother discovered that her twelve-year-old autistic son has defied the rules of science and suddenly began to show signs that the simplest elements of life can help him to escape the clutches of autism; - she swiftly sent her ...

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A Disability History of the United States

by Kim E. Nielsen

<p><strong>The first book to cover the entirety of disability history, from pre-1492 to the present</strong><br /> * *<br /> Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the ...

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A Few Impertinent Questions

About Autism, Freudianism and Materialism

by Berthajane Vandegrift

<p>The Freudian view seemed to be that people consist of Ids, ego's and superego's. People are supposedly also inhabited by something called a subconscious, a mysterious entity with a tendency to think naughty thoughts and keep them a secret ...

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A Single Door

Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

by Caroline Glendinning

<p>First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- ...

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A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity

by Jonathan Harvey

<P>Inspired by the author’s personal experience of sustaining acquired brain injury (ABI), this path-breaking book explores the (re)construction of identity after ABI. It offers a way of understanding ABI through a social scientific lens, ...

ISBN: 9781317186694

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After War

The Weight of Life at Walter Reed

by Zoë H. Wool

<p>In <em>After War</em> Zoë H. Wool explores how the American soldiers most severely injured in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars struggle to build some kind of ordinary life while recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from grievous ...

ISBN: 9780822375098

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All My Relations: Understanding the Experiences of Native Americans with Disabilities

by Hilary N. Weaver & Francis K. Yuen

<p>Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet ...

ISBN: 9781315470672

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Almost Perfect

Disabled Pets and the People Who Love Them

by Mary A. Shafer, Susan Bertrand, Joyce Grant-Smith & others

<p>Everyone loves a story about well-muscled retrievers barreling after thrown balls or elegant, longhaired cats commanding the attention of all&nbsp;in a room. But what about those less fortunate companion animals, whose experiences have robbed

ISBN: 1230001324693

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Already Doing It

Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

by Michael Gill

<DIV><P>Why is the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities often deemed “risky” or “inappropriate” by teachers, parents, support staff, medical professionals, judges, and the media? Should sexual citizenship depend on IQ? Confronting ...

ISBN: 9781452942148

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Attachments to War

Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America

by Jennifer Terry

<p>In <em>Attachments to War</em> Jennifer Terry traces how biomedical logics entangle Americans in a perpetual state of war. Focusing on the Afghanistan and Iraq wars between 2002 and 2014, Terry identifies the presence of a biomedicine-war ...

ISBN: 9780822372806

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Authoring Autism

On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness

by Melanie Yergeau

<p>In <em>Authoring Autism</em> Melanie Yergeau defines neurodivergence as an identity—neuroqueerness—rather than an impairment. Using a queer theory framework, Yergeau notes the stereotypes that deny autistic people their humanity and the ...

ISBN: 9780822372189

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Autism Intervention in the iEra: Practical Social Communication Strategies for Integrating Toys and Tech in Treatment

by Rybak MA CCC-SLP, Penina

I am amazed at the abundant resources this book has to offer! A rich source of fresh ideas, original techniques, references, and information with tried and true approaches to help your child or student reach their potential. This book should be

ISBN: 9781504907071

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Barriers and Belonging

Personal Narratives of Disability

by Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan & Alison Quaggin Harkin

<p>What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today? The editors and contributors to this essential anthology, <em>Barriers and Belonging,</em> provide thirty-seven personal narratives thatexplore what ...

ISBN: 9781439913895

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Beep

Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind

by David Wanczyk

<p>In <em>Beep,</em> David Wanczyk illuminates the sport of blind baseball to show us a remarkable version of America’s pastime. With balls tricked out to squeal three times per second, and with bases that buzz, this game of baseball for the ...

ISBN: 9780804040822

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Believe Children: Understanding and Help for Children With Disordered Behaviour

by Cynthia Rodgers

<p>Stop school shootings by understanding and then treating the neurological deficits behind behavior disorders. Gun control is not the answer because it is reactionary. This innovative and proactive method changes the way you look at children ...

ISBN: 9781543915617

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Best Podcasts: People with Disabilities

by Nicole Hennig

<p>Best Podcasts: People with Disabilities is an annotated guide to some of the very best podcasts by and for people with disabilities. It describes and recommends 24 podcasts — 12 about physical disabilities and 12 about neurodiversity and ...

ISBN: 9781370510771

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Bodies of Modernism

Physical Disability in Transatlantic Modernist Literature

by Maren Linett

<p><em>Bodies of Modernism</em> brings a new and exciting analytical lens to modernist literature, that of critical disability studies. The book offers new readings of canonical and noncanonical writers from both sides of the Atlantic including ...

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Bodyminds Reimagined

(Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction

by Sami Schalk

<p>In <em>Bodyminds Reimagined</em> Sami Schalk traces how black women's speculative fiction complicates the understanding of bodyminds—the intertwinement of the mental and the physical—in the context of race, gender, and (dis)ability. Bridging ...

ISBN: 9780822371830

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Brilliant Imperfection

Grappling with Cure

by Eli Clare

<p>In <em>Brilliant Imperfection</em> Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed. Cure serves many purposes. It saves lives, manipulates lives, ...

ISBN: 9780822373520

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