Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

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The third edition of this textbook continues to emphasize the direct connection between attitudinal and environmental barriers to the disabled, while updating earlier volumes with chapters on employment, ethnic groups and issues for the 21st century. Henderson (human relations, U. of Oklahoma) and Bryan (health promotion sciences, U. of Oklahoma) have incorporated discussion points and activities in each chapter and appendices with resources, recreation associations, medical terminology, a quiz and a sample of ...
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Overview

The third edition of this textbook continues to emphasize the direct connection between attitudinal and environmental barriers to the disabled, while updating earlier volumes with chapters on employment, ethnic groups and issues for the 21st century. Henderson (human relations, U. of Oklahoma) and Bryan (health promotion sciences, U. of Oklahoma) have incorporated discussion points and activities in each chapter and appendices with resources, recreation associations, medical terminology, a quiz and a sample of famous people with disabilities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780398086138
  • Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 274

Table of Contents

Pt. I Identifying the problems
Ch. 1 Beliefs and treatment 5
Ch. 2 The nature of the problems 23
Ch. 3 Perceptions 45
Ch. 4 Growth for people with disabilities 67
Pt. II Empowerment
Ch. 5 Employment 89
Ch. 6 Self-determination through advocacy and legislation 115
Ch. 7 Organizations for change 137
Ch. 8 Human services personnel 155
Ch. 9 Family members 178
Ch. 10 Teachers 198
Pt. III Minority views
Ch. 11 Toward an understanding of ethnic minorities 223
Ch. 12 Tips for helping ethnic minorities 253
Pt. IV Psychosocial concepts and interventions
Ch. 13 Coping styles 275
Ch. 14 Concepts, theories, and therapies 294
Pt. V Issues and conclusions
Ch. 15 Disability issues for the twenty-first century 319
Ch. 16 Final thoughts 329
App. A Famous deceased person with disabilities : a brief sample 345
App. B Resources for people with disabilities 348
App. C Recreation associations 358
App. D Disabilities quiz 361
App. E Medical terminology and definitions 369
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