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Key concepts in learning disabilities

Author: Pat Talbot; Geoff Astbury; Tom Mason
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2010.
Series: SAGE key concepts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of learning disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to 'dip in' and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from autism to rights and from advocacy to challenging behaviours.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Talbot; Geoff Astbury; Tom Mason
ISBN: 9781848606340 1848606346 9781848606357 1848606354
OCLC Number: 436265508
Description: xvii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Advocacy --
Arts: drama therapy --
Assessment --
Autism --
Behavioural phenotypes --
Causes --
Challenging behaviour --
Children and adolescents --
Choice --
Communication --
Community learning disability nursing --
Compassion --
Complementary medicine/therapies --
Consent --
Complex needs --
Development --
Disability studies --
Employment --
Empowerment --
Epilepsy --
Ethnicity --
Forensic services --
Friendships and social networks --
Health services --
Inclusion (social) --
Intelligence --
Learning --
Life skills --
Life story --
Loss --
Mental health --
Multi-agency and multi-professional services --
Nursing --
Older people --
Parenthood --
Parents and families --
Person-centred planning --
Physical health --
Psychological therapies --
Rights --
Service philosophy --
Service quality --
Service user voice --
Sexuality --
Social care --
Social model of disability --
Spirituality --
Transition --
Values --
Vulnerability.
Series Title: SAGE key concepts.
Other Titles: Learning disabilities
Responsibility: edited by Pat Talbot, Geoff Astbury & Tom Mason.
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