Everybody's Different: Understanding and Changing Our Reactions to Disabilities
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, 1999 - Social Science - 359 pages
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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Differences in Everyday Life
About Disability Differences
Understanding Your Reactions
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