Books in category Health & Fitness – Physical Impairments

  • Small Steps Forward

    Small Steps Forward
    Sarah Newman

    ' – Downs Syndrome Association (UK) 'This is a very practical book, full of common sense and simple ideas. Although intended for parents this book will also be an invaluable resource for anyone working with children with special needs.

  • Leadership and Change in Human Services

    Leadership and Change in Human Services
    Wolf Wolfensberger, David G. Race

    Professor Wolf Wolfensberger has been a leading thinker, writer and motivator of change in human services for over forty years.

  • Homespun Remedies

    Homespun Remedies
    Dion Betts, Nancy J Patrick

    `Written by professionals, who also have personal experience of living with a child with special needs, this book offers solutions to specific difficulties commonly experienced by children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Broken Wings

    Broken Wings
    Stephanie E. Fortune

    Broken Wings is the inspirational story of Christina Fortune, who was born with and died from complications of cerebral palsy.

  • The ACL Solution

    The ACL Solution
    Robert G. Marx, MD, Grethe Myklebust

    Features close to 50 ACL-specific exercises designed by a physical therapist for the Norwegian national women's handball, soccer and volleyball teams, and an expert on the science of ACL injury prevention.

  • Crystalline Lifetime

    Crystalline Lifetime
    Luke Jackson

    'This beautiful book is written by an astute 17 year-old with Aspergers Syndrome.

  • A Toss of the Dice

    A Toss of the Dice
    Natasha T. Hays

    In this highly readable book, Hays combines stories of inspirational children with useful medical information and treatment options. A Toss of the Dice shows the human perspective of the interaction between doctor and patient.

  • Remaking the Body

    Remaking the Body
    Wendy Seymour

    In this major new contribution to the field of the sociology of the body, Wendy Seymour interviews people who have suffered profound bodily paralysis and explores their sense of an embodied self.

  • Endal How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink

    Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink
    Allen Parton, Sandra Parton

    The remarkable story of Endal, voted ‘Dog of the Millennium’, and how, through his remarkable skills, companionship and unstinting devotion, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again.

  • Understanding dyslexia

    Understanding dyslexia
    The Open University

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