Everybody's Different: Understanding and Changing Our Reactions to Disabilities

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Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, 1999 - Social Science - 359 pages
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Featuring awareness activities that show us how we see differences, this book helps us enrich our interactions with people who have disability differences. The authors explore how our reactions to and beliefs about disabilities influence our progress toward an inclusive society and share their innovative approach to becoming more at ease with the concept of disability. With specific interaction tips, this enlightening guide gives us practical ways to improve our personal, professional, and community relationships.

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Contents

Differences in Everyday Life
1
About Disability Differences
25
Understanding Your Reactions
49
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About the author (1999)

Nancy B. Miller is a writer, painter, and retired editor. She lives part-time in Minneapolis and part-time in the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, where she first met Hanni Sager, the courageous and creative friend who became the subject of this book. Nancy is a high-energy woman who regards her life as extraordinarily generous in providing good health, a loving and admirable family, opportunities to expand her horizons in new and interesting places, and warm and inspiring friends???like Hanni???who often serve as models.

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