"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels. I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University
"This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of Manchester
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities 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.
Each entry features:
- a snapshot definition of the concept;
- a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice;
- key points;
- a case study, and
- signposts to further reading.
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.
Advocacy - Sara BellArts: Drama Therapy - Andy WorthAssessment - Ruth SadikAutism - Helen KerrellBehavioural Phenotypes - Dianne PhippsCauses - Dianne PhippsChallenging Behaviour - Gary LaVigna and Thomas J WillisChildren and Adolescents - Pat TalbotChoice - Pat TalbotCommunication - Jane HobsonCommunity Learning Disability Nursing - Sara BellCompassion - Glenda Hardy and Pat TalbotComplementary Medicine/Therapies - Phillippa J NewmanConsent - Tom MasonComplex Needs - Teresa WhitehurstDevelopment - Geoff AstburyDisability Studies - Andy LovellEmployment - Joanne SkellernEmpowerment - Sara BellEpilepsy - Paul BarberEthnicity - Zenobia NadirshawForensic Services - Andrew LovellFriendships and Social Networks - Karen McKenzieHealth Services - Martin CampbellInclusion (Social) - Elizabeth Mason-WhiteheadIntelligence - Daniel W Price-Jones and Alastair L BarrowcliffLearning - Penny LaceyLife Skills - M Thomas KishoreLife Story - Kristin BjoernsdottirLoss - Sue ReadMental Health - Amanda Sinai et alMulti-Agency and Multiprofessional Services - Chris ChennellNursing - John TurnbullOlder People - Nancy JokinenParenthood - Fintan SheerinParents and Families - Marion RedfernPerson-Centred Planning - David Coyle and Julie LuntPhysical Health - Pat TalbotPsychological Therapies - Karin Lewis et alRights - Tom MasonService Philosophy - Beth Greenhill and Ged CarneyService Quality - Jim BlairService-User Voice - Helen Elizabeth Dunn et alSexuality - Margaret Douglas, Rachael Wood and Judith SimSocial Care - Tom MasonSocial Model of Disability - Dan GoodleySpirituality - Mike ThomasTransition - David Abbott and Pauline HeslopValues - Jill McCarthyVulnerability - Elaine Taylor
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