Reflections from a Different Journey : What Adults with Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew

McGraw-Hill - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. They provide insights into what it is like to persevere in the face of community prejudices, and what it takes for families and children with disabilities to work together toward fulfillment. Offers parents of children with disabilities inspiration and advice from those who've been there Reflections from a Different Journey presents 40 stories by successful adults who grew up with disabilities.

While there are many books for parents on raising a child with a disability, this is the first to help them learn from people with disabilities, and to help children face the unique challenges and rewards of growing up with a disability. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780071422697.

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Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity

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Stigma is an illuminating excursion into the situation of persons who are unable to conform to standards that society calls normal. Disqualified from full social acceptance, they are stigmatized individuals. Physically deformed people, ex-mental patients, prostitutes, drug addicts, or those ostracized for other reasons must constantly strive to adjust to their precarious social identities.

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Double Take: A Memoir

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Double Take: A Memoir

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Assessment in Special and Inclusive Education

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Featuring an emphasis on improved outcomes, it shows you how to go beyond efforts designed to make predictions about students' lives to efforts that can make a difference in the lives of the students you serve. The authors include a focus on both classroom-based tests designed to inform instruction and intervention, as well as more formal standardized tests that are commonly used to determine eligibility for special education.

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Theories of Childhood, Second Edition: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky NONE

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The Art of Collaboration Studies in Inclusive Education

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Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability American Subjects

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This wide-ranging book shows why Paul Longmore is one of the most respected figures in disability studies today. Whether writing about the social critic randolph bourne, or media representations of people with disabilities, contemporary political activists, Longmore demonstrates that the search for heroes is a key part of the continuing struggle of disabled people to gain a voice and to shape their destinies.

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