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6 edition of Adults with disabilities found in the catalog.

Adults with disabilities

international perspectives in the community

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates in Mahwah, N.J, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Social conditions,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for,
  • People with disabilities -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Paul Retish, Shunit Reiter.
    ContributionsRetish, Paul., Raiṭer, Shunit
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1568 .A36 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 353 p. :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL373883M
    ISBN 100805824243
    LC Control Number98035593

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      Storytelling for people with learning disabilities: 'We just natter away' Story Balloons helps counter stereotypes and improve confidence, and has led to a published bookAuthor: Saba Salman. Intellectual Disabilities. Intellectual disabilities have been commonly known as mental retardation, although this term is no longer used (Leahy, Fuzy & Grafe, ) as it is offensive. Having an intellectual disability means the person’s cognitive ability is below the average for a person at their age. People with intellectual disabilities may range from having a mild to a .

    Adults with learning disabilities face challenges in finding the right college and succeeding while there, as well as challenges in preparing for and succeeding in the work world and in social settings. Read more about transition issues for adults with LD, how to become a self-advocate, and what assistive technology can help meet your needs. Disability is thus not just a health problem. It is a complex phenomenon, reflecting the interaction between features of a person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives. Overcoming the difficulties faced by people with disabilities requires interventions to remove environmental and social barriers.


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