Jun 07

The Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education is the definitive professional reference work in the field of deafness research. This volume covers all important aspects of deaf studies: language, social/psychological issues, neuropsychology, culture, technology, and education. Each chapter, written by an acknowledged authority in the field, contains a state-of-the-art review of an important aspect of research concerning individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hea… More >>

Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education

Jun 05

The Lives They Left Behind is a deeply moving testament to the human side of mental illness, and of the narrow margin which so often separates the sane from the mad.  It is a remarkable portrait, too, of the life of a psychiatric asylum–the sort of community in which, for better and for worse, hundreds of thousands of people lived out their lives. Darby Penney and Peter Stastny’s careful historical (almost archaeological) and biographical reconstructions… More >>

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

Jun 03

Offering an enlightened new approach to Alzheimer’s care, A Dignified Life will become a practical, life-enhancing resource for anyone faced with the daunting responsibility of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, either at home or a medical facility. Four million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and experts estimate that 22 million people around the world will be so afflicted by 2025. Far too many families are struggling with the emotionally an… More >>

A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers

Jun 02

Intended to give a broad overview of the literature in the area of self-injurious behavior in people with intellectual disabilities, but most of the text is dedicated to the review of the behavioral and biological research in this field. In fact, it is our view that the most promising heuristic approach for the advancement of our understanding of this phenomenon and for its management and treatment is likely the bio-behavioral perspective in which behavior can be st… More >>

Self-Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disabilities, Volume 2

Jun 01

Vygotsky was a Russian psychologist and one of the most influential psychologists in the world during the 20th century. This volume, the first of six, examines Vygotsky’s works involving problems of general psychology, including thinking and speech…. More >>

The Collected Works of L.S. Vygotsky: Volume 2: Fundamentals of Defectology

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