Living with Disabilities: 6 Volume Basic Manuals for Friends of the Disabled

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Bick Publishing House, 1997 - Social Science - 350 pages
LIVING WITH DISABILITIES. Practical guide to feelings, behavior patterns, medeical facts, technology, and resources for people who care about people with disabilities: people who are visually impaired, hearing-impaired, in wheelchairs, have mental illness, delayed developmental and mental problems, learning disabilities.
 

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Contents

Introduction
13
Their Feelings Your Feelings
23
Manners That Matter Both Sides
31
Seeking Diagnoses
39
White Canes And Braille
45
Techniques And Assistive Aids Communication Aids
51
At Home And Out There
61
Introduction
115
Both Sides
197
Life Stories
219
Selected Disorders
225
Introduction
231
Their Feelings Your Feelings
239
Seeking Diagnosis
249
A Day In A Life
259
Training Job Opportunities Housing
265

Causes And Conditions
129
Both Sides
137
Living With LD NLD ADD ADHD Life Stories
149
Special Education IDEA And ADA
157
Other Conditions
163
Introduction
173
Their Feelings And Reactions Your Feelings And Reactions
187
Fix Your Attitude And Your House
273
Introduction
279
Their Feelings Your Feelings
287
Manners That Matter
295
A Day In A Wheelchair
303
Adaptive And Mobility Aids Bionic Parts
313
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About the author (1997)

Hannah Carlson, M.Ed., LPC,past Director of Developmental Disabilitiesat the Kennedy Center for the Mentally Disabled, is now Behavioral Health Specialist for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addictions Services. She is the author of The Courage to Lead: Mental Illnesses & Addictions, Start a Support Group. She is former Senior Therapist at Rusk Institute, New York University, has lectured and taught in her field of the developmentally and traumatically disabled. Carlson is published in the international journals Brain Injury and in the Journal of Applied Rehavilitation Counseling.

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