New Lenses on Intellectual Disabilities
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Jennifer Clegg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book gathers together recent international research in intellectual disability (ID), examining the diverse modes of existence that characterise living with intellectual disabilities in the 21st century. Ranging from people with no speech and little mobility who need 24-hour care, to people who marry or hold down jobs, this book
Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Vee Prasher, Matthew Janicki
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book is the second in a series with the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (Series Editor: Matthew P. Janicki). These publications are designed to address the issues of health, adult development and aging among persons with intellectual disabilities. Physical health considerations of persons with an
Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Alan Corbett
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-21 - Publisher: Routledge

Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy: The Theories, Practice and Influence of Valerie Sinason charts the transformative impact of the noted psychotherapist’s work with children and adults with intellectual disabilities upon both a generation of clinicians and the treatment and services delivered by them. Examining how contemporary Disability Therapists have discovered, used
Literature and Intellectual Disability in Early Modern England
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Alice Equestri
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Fools and clowns were widely popular characters employed in early modern drama, prose texts and poems mainly as laughter makers, or also as ludicrous metaphorical embodiments of human failures. Literature and Intellectual Disability in Early Modern England: Folly, Law and Medicine, 1500–1640 pays full attention to the intellectual difference of
Handbook on Ageing with Disability
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Michelle Putnam, Christine Bigby
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Mainstream gerontological scholarship has taken little heed of people ageing with disability, and they have also been largely overlooked by both disability and ageing policies and service systems. The Handbook on Ageing with Disability is the first to pull together knowledge about the experience of ageing with disability. It provides