Sep 11


In 1983, Jane Bernstein had everything she ever wanted: a healthy four-year-old daughter, Charlotte; a happy marriage; a highly praised first novel; and a brand new baby, Rachel. But by the time Rachel was six weeks old, a neuro-ophthalmologist told Jane and her husband that their baby was blind. Although there was some hope that Rachel might gain partial vision as she grew, her condition was one that often resulted in seizure disorders and intellectual impairment. So began a series of medical a…

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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 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

Jun 28

Univ. of Rochester, NY. Text is the third in a series with the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities. Provides practical information for those involved with the support, care, and treatment of those with intellectual disabilities as they grow older. Covers psycho-social and psychiatric conditions. Softcover…. More >>

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities and the Aging Process

Jun 25

The first interdisciplinary book taking a contextual approach to the developing health needs of women with intellectual disabilities. It considers the social, economic and political contexts of health promotion. Its concise but comprehensive evidence base makes it a unique, reliable source for a wide readership….

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Health of Women with Intellectual Disabilities

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