Jul 07

Young people who feel marginalized due to physical differences or disabilities may benefit from discovering fictional characters who face similar difficulties. This unique bibliography surveys the field of children’s and young adult literature published since 1990, identifying 200 quality books that deal with a wide range of contemporary health and self-image topics…. More >>

Voices from the Margins: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People

Jul 07

This work, while written by an academician, is an uncomplicated resource of information that will serve as a quick study for parents who have been introduced to the concept of special education for the firs time. While students and professionals may find this information controversial, they too may gain some insight into environmental influences upon learning that may serve them well during the assessment process. Part I is an introduction to the environmental in… More >>

Learning Disabilities

Jul 06

This user-friendly guide helps parents of children with disabilities plan family outings in Connecticut that are stimulating and fun. Intended for youngsters who use wheelchairs or who have visual, hearing, or mental impairments, it presents places throughout the state that are easily accessible and reasonably priced and that require little or no prior planning. The entries are arranged by type of activity. They include places to see animals (zoos, aquariums, hatche… More >>

Accessible Connecticut: A Guide to Recreation for Children with Disabilities and Their Families

Jul 05

Learning disabilities and mental health: a nursing perspective provides an evidence-based perspective on care of individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems. Around 30% to 40% of people with learning disabilities will experience mental health disorders during their lives. Many learning disability nurses and a significant number of mental health nurses are in daily contact with this group, and their complex needs are not often well understood… More >>

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

Jul 03

An emotional rollercoaster ride which gives the reader an inside view of the needs, the stresses, and the celebrations of caring and planning for a child with severely involved cerebral palsy, and a rare form of epilepsy…. More >>

Growing Up With Joey: A Mother’s Story of Her Son’s Disability and Her Family’s Triumph

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