Philo, Christopher Paul 2004 0-7734-6509-X 712 pages Tackles the historical encounter between madness and space in two interwoven ways. Conceptually, it offers a critical revisiting of Foucault’s famous 1961 text translated as Madness and Civilization. Traces the emergence of an exclusionary impulse seeking to remove those designated as ‘mad’ from the midst of everyday society, and it also maps out the many different sites and institutions that have confined, sheltered, treated and even cured madness over the centuries. Readers can follow the broad historical sweep of the narrative, or they can dip into the relatively self-contained chapters on particular facilities (gaols and workhouses, private madhouses, charitable lunatic hospitals, and public county lunatic asylums).
Smith, Mieko Kotake 1998 0-7734-8286-5 108 pages This study presents findings of a longitudinal study of the transition to adulthood of high school students with severe emotional disabilities. The sample of this exploratory research included 41 students in the Severely Behaviorally Handicapped (SBH) program and the Transitional Adjustment Program (TAP) in public high schools and a comparison group of non-disabled students in the same community, a mid-sized county in Ohio. Data were collected through personal interviews of the students and their parents/guardians. Participants in the first-year cohort were followed for three years, and participants in the second-year cohort for two years. The report includes quantitative and qualitative findings concerning student and parent perspectives on contributions of school and family to the transition of youth to adulthood.
French, Sally 2006 0-7734-5706-2 484 pages By means of 61 open-ended interviews with visually impaired people (written as stories) and an analysis of documentary evidence, this book explores the history of education for visually impaired children in Britain from the 18th century to the present day. The sample is broad in terms of age, gender, type of school, geographical location and the presence of additional impairments. It provides a rich source of information regarding specific educational experiences (for example, in Sunshine Homes and selective schools) and also reflects on institutionalization, regimentation, abuse, the effects of separation from home and community and the importance of friendship. College experiences and the transition to adulthood and employment are also emphasized in many stories. As well as highlighting common experiences, the stories depict great diversity and illustrate how educational trends and practices for visually impaired children changed throughout this period. The final chapter reflects on the lessons than can be learned from these accounts regarding the inclusion of visually impaired children in mainstream school today. It demonstrates the complexity of the concept of inclusion and how this requires changes within society as a whole rather than just within schools. The book adds to the growing history of disabled people from their own perspective.
Hosin, Amer 2007 0-7734-5163-3 128 pages This book examines three of the most important childhood mental disorders – autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and anorexia nervosa. The author provides comprehensive coverage and evidence-based research findings that will inform both practitioners working in these areas and scholars of various backgrounds.
Ingstad, Benedicte 1997 0-7734-8624-0 392 pages The Community-Based Rehabilitation program (CBR) was developed by WHO, with the initial idea that it should be linked to already-existing infrastructures. The program was field-tested in several countries. This book is based on fieldwork done in Botswana in 1981-84 and is the only monograph based on an intensive study of the implementation and functioning of the CBR program. As such, the volume is a groundbreaker in the fields of social/community medicine and rehabilitation. It will also be of great interest to those in the growing field of Medical Anthropology. The author is the co-editor of Disability and Culture, a collection of articles recently published by the University of California Press.
Medoff, Mark 2004 0-7734-6390-9 441 pages Select social and academic communities accord cultural status to deafness and disability, but cultural designation remains an intensely debated topic among many culture non-members and a sensitive “hot potato” among culture group members. As a result and with alarming speed and regularity, an increasing number of scholars now examine multiple facets of deafness and disability and how culture members intersect with mainstream society.
Oliphant, John 2007 0-7734-5247-8 204 pages Illustrates the educational experience of the blind in Victorian Britain, and examines critically the origins, nature, achievements and shortcomings of the voluntary institutions responsible in the State’s absence. The work discusses early unheeded criticisms of utilitarian education in confinement, the influential reports of the Charity Organisation Society (1876) and the Royal Commission (1899) on the condition of the disabled, and compares the role of the British state with more active governments elsewhere. Overall, Britain’s institutions offered inferior industrial training and less cultural stimulation than their counterparts in Saxony, France or the United States.
Young, Sharon K. 2014 0-7734-4260-X 136 pages The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the extent to which implementation of the Scientific Research Associates Reading Program (SRA) with students attending grades 4 through 6 with reading disabilities improves the scores of this student population on the Standardized Test for the Assessment of Reading (STAR). The research questions were formulated with a focus on on the manner in which implementation of the SRA program as supplemental intervention compares with traditional reading programs void of such intervention.
Kommatea-Steyer, Lisa A. 2007 0-7734-5261-3 176 pages This qualitative investigation examines the experiences of eight mothers or female guardians of hearing-impaired children with their children’s deaf education programs. All the research participants were members of linguistic or cultural minority groups living in the greater New York Metropolitan area. The analysis of the data revealed the intense responsibility that rests on these women for the education of their hearing-impaired children.
Hutchison, Iain 2007 0-7734-5271-0 432 pages This book considers the way in which disability was perceived in the popular and official culture of nineteenth-century Scotland. Assembling the voices of the disabled from memoirs, letters and court proceedings, this work provides the empirical groundwork for understanding the disability experience and its representation during a period of unprecedented industrialization, urbanization and demographic change. This book contains 26 black and white photographs.
Kruse, Robert J. 2007 0-7734-5281-8 124 pages Offers an unprecedented view into the everyday geographies of people with dwarfism. From the practical aspects of mobility and public accessibility to the intricacies of family and private spaces, the author examines the ways in which the geographies of dwarfism are similar to and differ from those of other disabilities.
Glumm, Karen 2012 0-7734-2657-4 284 pages First hand accounts of private psychiatric hospitals policies and shows that there is often willful neglect of patients who do not have the money to pay, and sometimes there is even manipulation on behalf of psychiatrists and nurses to keep people in therapy just to run up their expenses with insurance companies, only to miraculously ‘cure’ them when their coverage runs out. Testimonial statements during congressional hearings are made available in this text, and the book describes what political fallout occurred, if any, once patients stepped forward to report their lack of care.
Silverman, Franklin H. 2002 0-7734-7189-8 172 pages This study describes a degree training program conducted by Lamar University and Marquette University in the Gaza Strip 1992-1996, and its impacts on participants and others. Faculty from both universities traveled to the Gaza Strip, lived there, and taught courses in classrooms constructed for the purpose. A ten-million dollar grant from USAID resulted in the creation of state-of-the-art facilities for providing clinical services to speech and hearing handicapped children and the training of 33 Palestinian men and women. It provides a model that could be used to develop programs for training other kinds of professionals in developing countries. It will also interest scholars studying the impact of projects funded by USAID.
“The practical information that Drs. Silverman and Moulton share here with readers should provide very useful information that can help to guide others interested in undertaking this type of project in a Third World environment.” – Robert A. Wild, S. J., President, Marquette University
Nkabinde, Zandile P. 2022 1-4955-0962-1 192 pages From the Foreword, by Dr. Florence Kiragu Nyamu:
In Promoting Science Literacy for Students with Disabilities, Dr. Zandile Nkabinde explores the benefits and opportunities of science literacy for learners with exceptionalities. It is based on the recognition that students who are mild and high functioning are capable of learning science when accomodations and adaptations are made to ensure their success.
Nakken, Han 1992 0-7734-9514-2 376 pages Special education as a field of research studies severe educational problems. To look at intervention from a wide perspective, this work examines the family, the school, and the (semi)institutional care. Emphasis is on research in the Netherlands,but there are contributions from well-known scientists of the USA, the UK, and Germany. Both the very practical`Anglo-Saxon' and more philosophical `Continental' approaches are taken into account.
Bhugra, Dinesh 2007 0-7734-5169-2 244 pages This volume brings together key papers which, from 1975 to 2005, have dealt with public attitudes to mental illness and psychiatry. Knowledge of such attitudes is essential for those who deliver mental health care so that primary prevention, early intervention and appropriate treatments can be set up.
Rowe, William F. 1987 0-88946-132-5 245 pages Presents the knowledge, attitudes, and skills pertinent to responding to the sexual problems of developmentally handicapped persons, their families, and communities. Details fully documented cases, issues concerning the law, and resource materials available.
Taylor, George R. 2002 0-7734-7253-3 312 pages This text was written to provide educators and communities serving children with disabilities in the private and public sectors a guide to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise individualized education programs (IEPs). It provides strategies and guidelines to assist individuals to develop IEPs which will comply with federal and state laws. It will also serve as a guide for support personnel such as school psychologists, counselors, regular educators, physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists, and other specialists in conducting and implementing duties and responsibilities associated with IEPs.
Butler, Lola M. 2001 0-7734-7334-3 192 pages Provides a comprehensive portrayal of the most vulnerable and disenfranchised groups in society. The book explores racial and ethnic minorities, children, gays and lesbians, women, people with disabilities, religious minorities, poverty, the elderly, and death and dying. The study integrates and dissects the complexity associated with understanding underlying causes and conditions that hinder populations at risk from attaining mainstream access. The text provides multiformity in strategies that can assist social workers in altering social outcomes, promoting a pivotal active emphasis on advocacy, empowerment, and social change.
Turner, Wendy J. 2011 0-7734-1443-6 472 pages In essays that cover both familiar and lesser-known texts from the Anglo-Saxon period to the late Middle Ages, contributors demonstrate the wide-ranging and pervasive presence of disability in the Middle Ages and, consequently, the importance of a disablity perspective to a more complete understanding of medieval notions of self and body in domestic, legal, medical, and social terms. In making use of contemporary disability theories, yet recognizing medieval-specific notions of disability, this collection provides important pathways toward medieval models through which to view disability in the Middle Ages more accurately.
Schneider, Cornelia 2011 0-7734-1531-9 252 pages Explores the social and educational experiences of children identified as having special educational needs. The study compares research carried out in Germany and France. In French.
Manson, Tony J 2008 0-7734-4976-0 228 pages This work addresses the need to include in classroom management the strategies employed in teacher education programs. The studies contained in this volume are based on a changing awareness of, and attitude toward, at risk students and the best methods of maximizing their educational performance.
Sicakkan, Hakan G. 2006 0-7734-5877-8 252 pages To provide a solid interdisciplinary basis for theorizing diversity, the book brings together the conceptual and methodological tools of political theory, social theory, history, political science, sociology and social anthropology. In this book, scholars with unique competencies share their knowledge on the topic and provide novel angles for thinking about coexistence and politics in diverse societies.