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  • Opportunity House

    Opportunity House
    av Michael V. Angrosino

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761989165

    Calling on a decade of participant observation at a residence for mentally retarded adults, anthropologist Michael V. Angrosino's riveting and de-mystifying account offers an insider's picture of the lives of the inhabitants of Opportunity House. Us…

  • Opportunity House

    Opportunity House
    av Michael V. Angrosino

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761989172

    Calling on a decade of participant observation at a residence for mentally retarded adults, anthropologist Michael V. Angrosino's riveting and de-mystifying account offers an insider's picture of the lives of the inhabitants of Opportunity House. Us…

  • Communication, Organization, and Performance

    Communication, Organization, and Performance
    av Tom Dixon

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781567502404

    This book examines the relationship between communication and organizational structure. It demonstrates that organizational structure must align itself with communication structure for effective performance. A detailed table of the communication pro…

  • Organizational Behavior Management and Developmental Disabilities Services

    Organizational Behavior Management and Developmental Disabilities Services
    av Dennis H Reid

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789006622

    Organizational Behavior Management and Developmental Disabilities Services: Accomplishments and Future Directions examines the advances of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) in human service agencies for individuals with developmental disabili…

  • Developing Responsive Human Services

    Developing Responsive Human Services

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780898596120

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Evaluating Mental Health Services

    Evaluating Mental Health Services

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761907954

    This book addresses evaluation issues relating to community-based mental health services for children and young people with emotional and behavioural problems.The contributors discuss recent evaluations of the effectiveness of systems of care and sp…

  • Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750649568

    This book provides a practical look at the way in which the care of those with learning disabilities is changing from an autocratic to a democratic approach, encouraging clients to become more responsible for their own treatment regimes. The authors…

  • Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy

    Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy
    av Sally Tomlinson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415525770

    What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy?How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of res…

  • Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy

    Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy
    av Sally Tomlinson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415525763

    What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy?How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of res…

  • Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

    Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities
    av Philip Seed

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853023392

    In this volume which updates and replaces Day Services for People with Mental Handicaps, Day Services for People with Severe Handicaps and Towards Independent Living, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to prov…

  • Many Dawns: A Brief History Of Services For Individuals With Intellectual Disability In Singapore

    Many Dawns: A Brief History Of Services For Individuals With Intellectual Disability In Singapore

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789810475376

    MANY DAWNS is about the continuing journey of individuals and organisations in Singapore to improve the quality of life of intellectually disabled people (IDPs) in Singapore.It recounts key historical events relating to service provision, capture so…

  • Many Dawns: A Brief History Of Services For Individuals With Intellectual Disability In Singapore

    Many Dawns: A Brief History Of Services For Individuals With Intellectual Disability In Singapore

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789812382948

    MANY DAWNS is about the continuing journey of individuals and organisations in Singapore to improve the quality of life of intellectually disabled people (IDPs) in Singapore.It recounts key historical events relating to service provision, capture so…

  • Meaningful Care

    Meaningful Care

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792362913

    It is crucial for the quality of care of people with mental retardation that care providers experience their work as meaningful. A complexity, however, is the fact that this care is divided amongst a range of professions. This book addresses issues…

  • Helping Adults With Mental Retardation Grieve A Death Loss

    Helping Adults With Mental Retardation Grieve A Death Loss
    av Charlene Luchterhand

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560327684

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Services for People with Learning Disabilities

    Services for People with Learning Disabilities
    av Nigel Malin

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415099370

    Services for People with Learning Disabilities provides a broad review of available services for people with learning disabilities. It describes the present network of services and explains the NHS and Community Care Act (1990) in terminoloy accessi…

  • How to Conduct Ethnographies of Institutions for People with Cognitive Difficulties

    How to Conduct Ethnographies of Institutions for People with Cognitive Difficulties
    av Kjeld Hogsbro

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138495357

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the methodological, theoretical, and meta-theoretical considerations and guidelines involved in undertaking institutional ethnographic work involving people with cognitive and communicative disabilities…

  • The Kennedy Family

    The Kennedy Family
    av Edward Shorter

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566397834

    According to Edward Shorter, just forty years ago the institutions housing people with mental retardation (MR) had become a national scandal. The mentally retarded who lived at home were largely isolated and a source of family shame. Although some s…

  • The Kennedy Family

    The Kennedy Family
    av Edward Shorter

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566397827

    According to Edward Shorter, just forty years ago the institutions housing people with mental retardation (MR) had become a national scandal. The mentally retarded who lived at home were largely isolated and a source of family shame. Although some s…

  • Waiting for Home

    Waiting for Home
    av John R. Schneider

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802842114

    Richard Prangley was unjustly institutionalized for fifteen years. Yet he managed to become not only a productive citizen but also an effective advocate for the developmentally disabled. In Waiting for Home, journalist John Schneider chronicles the…

  • Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415723992

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear tha…

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities
    av Rebecca Fish

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138088269

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both th…

  • The British Anti-Psychiatrists

    The British Anti-Psychiatrists
    av Oisin Wall

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138048560

    The British anti-psychiatric group, which formed around R.D. Laing, David Cooper, and Aaron Esterson in the 1960s, burned bright, but briefly, and has left a long legacy. This book follows their practical, social, and theoretical trajectory away fro…

  • Practice and Research in Social Work

    Practice and Research in Social Work

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415195119

    Although postmodernist theory has been related to and explored in sociology and social policy, this book is amongst the first to apply the theories to social work, and relate them to current debates. Contributors come from the UK, Australia, South A…

  • Practice and Research in Social Work

    Practice and Research in Social Work

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415195126

    Although postmodernist theory has been related to and explored in sociology and social policy, this book is amongst the first to apply the theories to social work, and relate them to current debates. Contributors come from the UK, Australia, South A…

  • Social Cognition and Individual Change

    Social Cognition and Individual Change
    av Aaron M. Brower

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803938830

    This clearly-written book provides an introduction to a cognitive-ecological approach to counselling and clinical practice. The authors examine theoretical underpinnings and key components, and discuss the strengths and limitations of the approach.…

  • Social Cognition and Individual Change

    Social Cognition and Individual Change
    av Aaron M. Brower

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803938847

    This clearly-written book provides an introduction to a cognitive-ecological approach to counselling and clinical practice. The authors examine theoretical underpinnings and key components, and discuss the strengths and limitations of the approach.…

  • A Field Guide to a New Meta-field

    A Field Guide to a New Meta-field

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226770550

    Barbara Maria Stafford is a pioneering art historian whose research has long helped to bridge the divide between the humanities and cognitive sciences. In "A Field Guide to a New Meta-Field", she marshals a distinguished group of thinkers to forge a…

  • Lifemaps of People with Learning Disabilities

    Lifemaps of People with Learning Disabilities
    av Barry Gray

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853026904

    The use of lifemaps with people who have learning disabilities has proved particularly effective for a better understanding of their emotional perceptions and needs. In this book, Barry Gray and Geoff Ridden have collected fourteen biographies writt…

  • The Problem of Mental Deficiency

    The Problem of Mental Deficiency
    av Mathew Thomson

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198206927

    This is the first detailed assessment of the development and implementation of social policy to deal with the problem of the `mentally deficient' in Britain between 1870 and 1959. Mathew Thomson analyses all the factors involved in the policy-making…

  • Deinstitutionalization

    Deinstitutionalization
    av James M Paul

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815601326

  • Beyond Gentle Teaching

    Beyond Gentle Teaching
    av J.J. McGee

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306438561

    This book is for caregivers: those who care for and about children and adults who reside on the very edge of family and community life. It is for those who not only want to help these distanced individuals but for those who also want to change thems…

  • Mental Handicap

    Mental Handicap
    av Simon Dyson

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780709945666

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Learning Disability

    Learning Disability

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470019894

    This is an updated version of a comprehensive a resource for health professionals working with people (primarily adults) who have learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities). It will provide a comprehensive overview of the diverse approaches t…

  • Already Doing It

    Already Doing It
    av Michael Gill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816682973

    Why is the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities often deemed "risky" or "inappropriate" by teachers, parents, support staff, medical professionals, judges, and the media? Should sexual citizenship depend on IQ? Confronting such questio…

  • Already Doing It

    Already Doing It
    av Michael Gill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816682980

    Why is the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities often deemed "risky" or "inappropriate" by teachers, parents, support staff, medical professionals, judges, and the media? Should sexual citizenship depend on IQ? Confronting such questio…

  • The Boys In The Bunkhouse

    The Boys In The Bunkhouse
    av Dan Barry

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062372130

    Nominated for the 2017 Hillman Prize and the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights AwardWith this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse…

  • Questions of Competence

    Questions of Competence

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521626620

    Intellectual disability - ranging from what is more commonly described as 'mental retardation' to 'learning difficulties' - is a socially constructed phenomenon that varies in important respects cross-culturally. This collection of original essays e…

  • Making Life Work

    Making Life Work
    av Jack Levinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816650828

    Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Yet community services have no…

  • Making Life Work

    Making Life Work
    av Jack Levinson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816650811

    Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Yet community services have no…

  • Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursing

    Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursing

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405131223

    Care planning and delivery form an essential part of everyday practice for all intellectual disability nurses. Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursing explores how nurses can enable people with intellectual disabilities to obta…

  • Voices of Pineland

    Voices of Pineland
    av Stephen T. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617354151

    Voices of Pineland: Eugenics, Social Reform, and the Legacy of 'Feeblemindedness' in Maine by Stephen Murphy tells the story of the Maine School for the Feebleminded, later known as Pineland Hospital and Training Center. Based on an in depth analysi…

  • Parental Psychiatric Disorder

    Parental Psychiatric Disorder

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521534970

    ‘A unique and innovative approach to family issues in psychiatric disorders. The authors tackle a broad range of complex issues that are rarely covered in the depth or with the expertise that this volume brings. This book is a major contributi…

  • Culture and Retardation

    Culture and Retardation

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027721778

    Mental retardation in the United States is currently defined as " ... signif icantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior, and manifested during the development period" (Grossman, 1977)…

  • Mental Retardation in Social Context

    Mental Retardation in Social Context
    av Duane F. Stroman

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819173935

    In this timely book Professor Stroman reviews the complex origins of mental retardation, and explores the changing historical pattern of treatment of those with mental retardation, including their education, work and family life. This volume also co…

  • Caring for the Retarded in America

    Caring for the Retarded in America
    av Leland Bell

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313209772

  • Rehabilitation for the Unwanted

    Rehabilitation for the Unwanted

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202363523

    This book is a study detailing what happens to people and what life is like in a rehabilitation program. The program discussed is embedded in an institution, called "Farewell Hospital" by the authors, that was designed to fill a demand for facilitie…

  • Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities

    Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities
    av Peter Sturmey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470710685

    Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities responds to the recent increased focus on, and need for, the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in treating intellectual disabilities. The first book wholly dedicated to addressing EBP specific…

  • Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities

    Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities
    av Peter Sturmey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470710692

    Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities responds to the recent increased focus on, and need for, the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in treating intellectual disabilities. The first book wholly dedicated to addressing EBP specific…

  • Sibling Survival Guide

    Sibling Survival Guide
    av Don Meyer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606130131

    If you're a teenaged or adult brother or sister of someone with a disability, then this book is expressly for you. It offers a sense that you're not alone, tips on how to talk to your parents about plans for your sibling, and a crash course in guard…

  • Asylums

    Asylums
    av Erving Goffman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202309712

    A total institution is defined by Goffman as a place of residence and work where a large number of like-situated, individuals, cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered round o…

  • Recent Advances in Assistive Technologies to Support Children with Developmental Disorders

    Recent Advances in Assistive Technologies to Support Children with Developmental Disorders

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466683952

    The greatest advantage of modern technology is its ability to improve the lives of all. In particular, new technologies have the potential to greatly mitigate cognitive, motor, and social impairments stemming from genetic or environmental factors. R…

  • Handbok för stödpersoner

    Handbok för stödpersoner
    av Jonas Dahlgren

    Häftad - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789163723735

    En fördjupad orientering avsedd för Patientnämndens stödpersoner. Att engagera sig för att stödja andra människor är mycket givande, fast kan också vara svårt. Hur skapar man en givande relation till den man möter? Hur kan man hjälpa den andre att k…

  • Inventing the Feeble Mind

    Inventing the Feeble Mind
    av James Trent

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199396184

    Pity, disgust, fear, cure, and prevention-all are words that Americans have used to make sense of what today we call intellectual disability. Inventing the Feeble Mind explores the history of this disability from its several identifications over the…

  • Design Sensitivity

    Design Sensitivity
    av Mark W. Lipsey

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803930636

    All researchers face an important challenge - designing research that will have sufficient sensitivity to detect those effects it purports to investigate. Sample size, validity and sensitivity, experimental error, subject variability and the type of…

  • Retarded isn't Stupid, Mom

    Retarded isn't Stupid, Mom
    av Sandra Z. Kaufman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557663788

    Sandra Kaufman shares the triumphs and sorrows of her daughter Nicole, a young woman with mental retardation.

  • Self-Advocacy In The Lives Of People With Learning Difficulties

    Self-Advocacy In The Lives Of People With Learning Difficulties
    av GOODLEY

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780335205264

    * How do people with the label of learning difficulties challenge disabling environments? * What role can professionals play in supporting such challenges? * How do self-advocacy groups contribute to disability politics and the development of theori…

  • From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency

    From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415112154

    From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency is the first book devoted to the social history of people with learning disabilities in Britain. Approaches to learning disabilities have changed dramatically in recent years. The implementation of 'Care in the Commu…

  • Culture and Retardation

    Culture and Retardation

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027721785

    Mental retardation in the United States is currently defined as " ... signif icantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior, and manifested during the development period" (Grossman, 1977)…

  • Mental Retardation in America

    Mental Retardation in America

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814782477

    The expressions "idiot, you idiot, you're an idiot, don't be an idiot," and the like are generally interpreted as momentary insults. But, they are also expressions that represent an old, if unstable, history. Beginning with an examination of the ear…

  • Mental Retardation in America

    Mental Retardation in America

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814782484

    The expressions "idiot, you idiot, you're an idiot, don't be an idiot," and the like are generally interpreted as momentary insults. But, they are also expressions that represent an old, if unstable, history. Beginning with an examination of the ear…