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 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

Jun 30

Now available in paperback with updated new Supreme Court rulings, this practical manual offers essential information and guidance for anyone involved with ADA issues in higher education settings. Fundamental principles and actual clinical and administrative procedures are outlined for evaluating, documenting, and accommodating a wide range of mental and physical impairments. Contributors draw upon extensive hands-on experience with managing ADA issues. Through… More >>

Accommodations in Higher Education under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A No-Nonsense Guide for Clinicians, Educators, Administrators, and Lawyers

Jun 27

Learning to Fall

Posted by Soliloquy in Physically Disabled

Philip Simmons was just 35 years old when he learned he had Motor Neurone Disease, a fatal condition that usually kills its victims in two to five years, but which Philip has already well exceeded. With a strong marriage, two young children and the start of a promising literary and academic career, he suddenly had to say goodbye. But, by learning the art of dying he has succeeded, against the odds, in learning the art of living. In 12 chapters, this book tells the s… More >>

Learning to Fall

Jun 26

The most common complex birth defect, spina bifida affects approximately one out of every 1,000 children born in the United States. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Adrian Sandler offers a wealth of useful information on the medical, developmental, and psychological aspects of this condition. Accurate, accessible, and up-to-date, Living with Spina Bifida is written especially for families and professionals who care for children, adolescents, and adults with spina bi… More >>

Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

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