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Digital Disability

by Gerard Goggin & Christopher Newell

Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications—such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and...


Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law.

In clear and simple language, it explains the legislation...


Mental Disability and the Death Penalty: The Shame of the States

by Michael L. Perlin

There is no question that the death penalty is disproportionately imposed in cases involving defendants with mental disabilities. There is clear, systemic bias at all stages of the prosecution and the sentencing...


The Essentials of Special Education Law

by Andrew M. Markelz & David F. Bateman

The Essentials of Special Education Law distills the legal complexities of special education into a practical resource for preparation programs as well as professionals in the field. Written and organized with...


Such a Pretty Girl

by Nadina LaSpina

A memoir by a disability rights activist

Such a Pretty Girl is Nadina LaSpina's story—from her early years in her native Sicily, where still a baby she contracts polio, a fact that makes her the object of...


Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, and the Criminal Justice System

by Nick Dubin

For autistic people who find themselves facing a criminal charge, understanding how the features of autism may have contributed to their behaviour can be vital context for their defence. In this insightful book,...


Out of the Horrors of War

by Audra Jennings

From workplace accidents to polio epidemics and new waves of immigration to the returning veterans of World War II, the first half of the twentieth century brought the issue of disability—what it was, what...


The Prosperity & Wealth Collection

by Robert Collier, Wallace D. Wattles, Joseph Murphy & Napoleon Hill et al.

The Greatest Writings Of All Time On The Secrets To Wealth And Prosperity!

The Prosperity & Wealth Collection feaures 45 incredible books:

YOU CAN, by George Matthew Adams

AS A MAN THINKETH, by James Allen

EIGHT...


Crip Times

by Robert McRuer

Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics.

Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability...


The Future of Disability Law in India

by Jayna Kothari

According to some estimates, there are around 20 to 60 million people with disability in India. For long this invisible minority went without any kind of protection or even legislation aimed at recognizing their...


The Disability Pendulum

by Ruth Colker

Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became effective two years later, and court decisions about the law began to multiply in the middle of the decade. In The Disability Pendulum...


Disabled Education

by Ruth Colker

Enacted in

1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act – now called the

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides all children with

the right to a free and appropriate public education....