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Disability and impairment : working with children and families

Author: Peter Burke
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American paperback edView all editions and formats
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"Disability and Impairment explores the implications of disability theory and policy for social workers working with families of children with disabilities."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Burke
ISBN: 9781843103967 1843103966 9781846427534 1846427533
OCLC Number: 166273656
Description: 168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements: A Professional and Personal Dedication --
Introduction --
Disability and Impairment: Theory and Practice --
Stigma, Need and Service Provision --
The Impact of Childhood Disability: The Family Experience --
The Impact of Childhood Disability: Professional Understanding --
Support Across Early Life Transitions --
Siblings of Disabled Children --
Listening to Children with Special Needs --
Support Groups for Children and Young People --
A Positive Framework for Empowerment and Inclusion in Social Care --
Appendix: The Research Process --
References Index
Responsibility: Peter Burke.
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Burke demonstrates the normality of disability - that children are children whatever their label - and the need for a sensitive professional understanding of the impact of both physical and learning  Read more...

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This book allows us an holistic insight into the lives of families with a disabled child. It is an informative resource for all professionals due to its comprehensive exploration into everyday life. Read more...

 
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