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9 edition of Working With People With Learning Disabilities found in the catalog.

Working With People With Learning Disabilities

Theory and Practice

by David Thomas

  • 334 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Social Work,
  • Teaching of learning disabled persons,
  • Sociology,
  • Learning disabled children,
  • Education,
  • Special Education - Learning Disabled,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Learning disabilities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8977119M
    ISBN 101853029734
    ISBN 109781853029738

      This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun and engaging activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events. Buy Working with People with Learning Disabilities by Thomas, David, Woods, Honor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).

    Site of the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, a major source of advice and information on all aspects of learning difficulty. Site of a coalition of leading voluntary organisations working with people with learning difficulties, giving news and information. Learning disabilities may make it difficult for an individual to learn, work, or behave in the manner that ordinarily would be expected. A learning disability is an impairment of neurological origin that impacts on specific areas of learning. The following are major types of learning disabilities: A sequencing disorder is a difficulty with the order.

    Broussine, E , 'Building positive relationships with people with learning disabilities', in Broussine, E & Scarborough, K (eds), Supporting people with learning disabilities in health & social care, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. , viewed 23 May , doi: /n7. Working with people with learning disabilities: theory and practice. [David Thomas; Honor Woods] -- The authors bring together the relevant theory for social workers, nurses, teachers and others working with people with learning disabilities.


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Working With People With Learning Disabilities by David Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a straightforward and accessible text and an invaluable resource to people with limited experience of working with adults with learning disability.

It would also be beneficial as a reference book for experienced occupational therapists who wish to improve their knowledge on different learning disability by: This is a straightforward and accessible text and an invaluable resource to people with limited experience of working with adults with learning disability.

It would also be beneficial as a reference book for experienced occupational therapists who wish to improve their knowledge on different learning disability by: 6.

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This handbook aims to provide up-to-date information on forensic issues in people with learning disabilities. It offers an introduction to working with people who have leaning disabilities and offending behaviour, or those who are at risk of offending behaviour, and looks at recent developments in services, treatment and legislation/5.

About the Author Paul Williams has 40 years′ experience of working with people with learning difficulties and was a founder member of the organisation "Values into Action" which campaigns on behalf of people with learning difficulties.

He co-authored a book on self-advocacy and has been involved in the development of citizen advocacy in the UK/5(4). 13 books for understanding disability: disability studies, disability rights movement, disability pride and disability parenting What they don’t care for are the genuine civil rights for disabled people ” (-William Greider).

This book was an eye-opener for me in my early learning on what “disability rights” really means – and. Working with people with disabilities has been a great and rewarding adventure. I really enjoy the playful and fun loving interactions I have with my clients.

I have mostly worked with people with developmental disabilities, so many of my reflections may pertain specifically to that population but not exclusively.

A lot of times when people write. Practical Guide To Working With People With Learning Disabilities book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). The DWP said the project aims to builds on the success of book groups for people with learning disabilities and autism. It added that it would be the start of a new focus on four stages of employment.

These were leaving school or college, exploring work, finding a job and staying in work. Books discussed at local library groups. A comprehensive introduction to working with people with learning disabilities, this guide provides the theoretical understanding needed to.

No offence is intended to people who prefer to use the term 'learning difficulties'. Working with People with Learning Disabilities: Theory and Practice was conceived during the authors' working relationship as practice teacher and social work student studying for the Diploma in Social Work.

This book demonstrates how we might think of working in ways that emphasise the capacities of people with learning disabilities embracing innovative and enabling practices.

This will be essential reading for anyone engaged in developing practice that understands disability as a fundamental concern of contemporary society.5/5(1). A comprehensive introduction to working with people with learning disabilities, this guide provides the theoretical understanding needed to inform good practice and to help improve the quality of 3/5(1).

A comprehensive introduction to working with people with learning disabilities, this guide provides the theoretical understanding needed to inform good practice and to help improve the quality of life of people within this group.

Using accessible language and case examples, the authors discuss both psychological and practical theories, including/5(6). Last month I wrote about seven children's book authors with dyslexia, speaking to my own personal struggles with learning audience's response was huge, and I think I know why.

So many children with learning disabilities are incredibly intelligent — yet because they learn differently, they easily succumb to feelings of inferiority. A Guide to Interacting with People who have Disabilities.

A Guide to Interacting with People who Have Disabilities. A Resource Guide for DHS Personnel, Contractors, and Grantees learn, work, and participate in the community, utilizing assistive devices and support servicesFile Size: KB. A comprehensive and practical resource for all speech and language therapists and students, this book covers all aspects of working with this client group.

Written by the author of the hugely successful "Talkabout", each section gives the reader a theoretical background of the subject under discussion, practical suggestions and formats for Cited by: 3. This multi-disciplinary textbook provides a comprehensive guide for anyone working with people with learning disabilities.

It considers how we can engage with people with learning disabilities and their networks of relationships. Throughout, the book demonstrates how theory can be applied to practice with a wide range of contemporary examples.

Alex Kelly's book, Working with Adults with a Learning Disability, is a practical overview of the main issues that face therapists working with this client group. As a newly qualified speech and language therapist who is starting out in a new post with a large group of clients which has not had any SLT input before, this book is invaluable.5/5(6).Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties This book is part of the highly successful Transforming Social Work Practice series and is written specifically to support students on the social work degree.

Full of practical activities, case studies and opportunities for .Healthy Relationships Workbook (for people with learning difficulties) The purpose of this workbook is to assist a person with an intellectual or developmental disability to learn about healthy relationships, to identify and recognize abuse and to know who to contact for help.