Aims to systematize the job development process by sharing replicable processes for transition-aged youth and adults with significant support needs and illustrating several urban and rural approaches to creative employment that blend funding streams, utilize SSA Work Incentives, and capitalize on the hidden jobs in small neighborhood companies.
Dr Mal Leicester is the Emeritus Professor of Adult Learning and Teaching in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham. She was previously Senior Lecturer in Continuing Education at the University of Warwick. She has been a secondary school teacher and has worked as Avon's Advisor for Multicultural Education. Mal has personal ......
ssible for People with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
Bo Hejlskov Elv+¬n is a Clinical Psychologist based in Sweden. He is an independent consultant and lecturer on autism and challenging behaviour, and an accredited Studio III trainer. In 2009, he was awarded the Puzzle Piece of the Year prize by the Swedish Autism Society for his lecturing and counselling on challenging behaviour.
Updated with a new and improved assessment approach, more self-employment success stories, and the latest on policy changes and online opportunities, this book is your step-by-step guide to helping adults with disabilities get a small business off to a strong start.
Creating Career Opportunities for Job Seekers with Disabilities through
This work covers securing satisfying jobs for people with disabilities by fostering partnerships between employment specialists and businesses. It helps readers to understand the theoretical framework for improving career development practices through relationship building.
Understanding the Experience of Pain and Suffering and the Role of Heali
A reconsideration of our treatment and understanding of pain and suffering in all its forms, and approaches to its relief and management. Keynote speakers from the British Pain Society explore innovative approaches to pain management, recentring the importance of healing within the biomedicine-dominated field of pain medicine.
or Assessing and Working with Adults - including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Borderline Learning Disability
Child Protection and Parents with Learning Disability provides the practical knowledge that professionals need in order to understand common intellectual disabilities and how they might affect parenting capability.
It presents clear guidance on how to carry out effective ......
This fully-updated second edition of ''Helping Children with Dyspraxia'' has been revised to reflect current practice and developments, providing clear and positive answers to questions commonly asked by parents, teachers and other professionals about dyspraxia. Maureen Boon draws on her considerable experience of working with children with speech ......
Disability and Child Sexual Abuse examines the ways in which society marginalises, institutionalises and places disabled children in situations of unacceptable risk, and how - as evidenced in the survivors' narratives - patterns of service delivery can contribute to the problem.Based on the accounts of seven disabled individuals who were sexually ......