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11th June 2010 at 01:00

Exploring Disability

By Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

Polity Press

ISBN: 978-0745634852

#163;55

The key debates around disability are given a thorough airing in this revised edition of a widely used text. The politicisation of disability, media representations and the cultural impact of disabled people are among the topics given a comprehensive treatment, alongside an examination of the latest evidence and policy changes. It also includes an overview of the most recent literature around disability.

Sign Languages

By Diane Brentari (ed)

Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-0521883702

#163;95

The existence of at least 80 sign languages from around the world gives an idea of the diversity and survival of non-verbal forms of communication. This book examines more than 40 of these languages, looking at how they developed and were transmitted, and what they tell us about language more generally. Languages are grouped thematically and geographically, and a section examines the characteristics shared by many varieties.

Genetic and Acquired Disorders: Current Topics and Interventions for Educators

By Paul C. McCabe and Steven R. Shaw (eds)

Corwin Press

ISBN: 978-1412968720

#163;20.99

Faced with a child with an inherited or acquired disorder, a lack of training can mean teachers turn to the internet as their only source of information. This book aims to provide a more reliable backdrop, with a practical and easy-to-understand guide to genetic, chromosomal and acquired disorders, and the behaviour issues that may result. The section on acquired disorders includes chapters on prenatal exposure to alcohol and anti-depressants, food allergies and problems related to post-natal depression.

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