Jul 12

Grounded in current best practices, this unique volume describes how to intervene effectively to promote the optimal health and functioning of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Leading scientist-practitioners discuss the psychosocial aspects of a range of acquired and congenital disorders and how they can be targeted in assessment and treatment. Presented are innovative approaches to managing cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges; enhancing pa… More >>

Treating Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Research and Practice

Jul 11

Essential to the treatment of learning and behavioral disabilities is an understanding of the cognitive processes brought into play in educational contexts, how they contribute to problems in learning and behavior, and how these processes might be ameliorated. Equally important is a careful consideration of the setting in which learning takes place, and how it ameliorates, or contributes to, learning and behavioral disorders. In this volume, the role of cognition in… More >>

Cognition and Learning in Diverse Settings, Volume 18

Jul 11

Authored by a legal specialist and an education professor, this study is targeted to everyone involved in the education of students with disabilities and provides a full examinatiaon of the legal issues. Each chapter blends classroom vignettes and “teachable moments” with relevant legal rights and responsibilities of all school personnel…. More >>

Disability Matters: Legal and Pedagogical Issues of Disability in Education

Jul 09

Brantlinger discusses the current medical and legal trends in sterilization with special emphasis on people with disabilities. She explores the issues surrounding sterilization decisions from the perspectives of judges, lawyers, social workers, doctors, family planners, as well as the families and individuals themselves. Woven throughout the book are case studies of individuals ranging from mild to severe retardation…. More >>

Sterilization of People with Mental Disabilities: Issues, Perspectives, and Cases

Jul 08

This book concerns the process of transition that we all make throughout our lifetime, and the necessary skills individuals with disabilities need to function outside of school. The book illustrates that the problems of transition are not just for persons with disabilities, but for everyone. Acceptance of differences, understanding that our perceptions may not be accurate, and the ability to be honest with one another are shown to be key elements in assisting transi… More >>

Adults with Disabilities: International Perspectives in the Community

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