Growing Up with Disability
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Growing Up with Disability by Carol Robinson
Book DescriptionGrowing Up with Disability encompasses a wide range of perspectives on childhood impairment and its social implications. The book adopts a child-centred approach, stressing the importance of communicating with disabled children, and includes interviews and pieces of their own writing. Pre-school and school age children describe their behaviour and feelings within their own families, substitute families, and residential homes. The book explores how such children can best be protected, and how their quality of life can be improved. Using the social model of disability which identifies the barriers to inclusion, contributors give examples of progressive practice, and examine the aspirations of young disabled people, their friendships, and how they come to terms with adolescence and the transition to adulthood.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853025686
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carol Robinson
Beginning Primary Teaching, Paperback (May 2006)
By illustrating and exploring early experiences in teaching, this book helps primary teachers to understand their early professional development and learning and helps them to reflect on their own practice as well as that of others, offering a source of practical support throughout the important early years of their careers.
Becoming a Teaching Assistant, Paperback (October 2003)» View all books by Carol Robinson
This book is a course text for teaching assistants. It aims to help students make the transition into undergraduate level study. It is also a teaching and learning resource for students and tutors on undergraduate programmes.
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Author Biography - Carol Robinson
Dr Carol Robinson was formerly a social worker for Essex County Council. She is currently a Senior Research Fellow and project director at the Norah Fry Research Centre, University of Bristol. Dr Kirsten Stalker is a Reader in the Education Faculty at Strathclyde University. She is the editor of Developments in Short-Term Care: Breaks and Opportunities, and author of 'Share the Care': An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service, both published by Jessica Kingsley.
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