Health Reference Series: Disability and Health Sourcebook

Editor: Chambers, James
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-167-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Disabilities Sourcebook, Fifth Edition offers people with disabilities and their caregivers information about speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1. Introduction to Disabilities
    • Chapter 1—What Is a Disability?
    • Chapter 2—Statistics on People with Disabilities in the United States
    • Chapter 3—Myths and Facts about People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 4—Communicating with and about People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 5—Childhood Disability
    • Chapter 6—Women with Disabilities
    • Chapter 7—Aging and Disabilities
    • Chapter 8—A Guide for Caregivers of People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 9—Common Barriers to Participation Experienced by People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 10—Understanding Abuse and Violence against People with Disabilities
    • Part 2. Types of Disabilities
    • Chapter 11—Birth Defects
    • Chapter 12—Genetic Disorders
    • Chapter 13—Sensory Disabilities
    • Chapter 14—Speech Disorders
    • Chapter 15—Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    • Chapter 16—Learning Disabilities
    • Chapter 17—Psychiatric Disability
    • Chapter 18—Neurological and Degenerative Conditions That Can Cause Disabilities
    • Chapter 19—Disability Caused by Injury and Trauma
    • Part 3. Technologies and Services That Help People with Disabilities and Their Families
    • Chapter 20—Rehabilitation
    • Chapter 21—Mobility Aids
    • Chapter 22—Adapting Your Living Space to Accommodate Your Disability
    • Chapter 23—Devices and Services for Improving Communication and Hearing
    • Chapter 24—Low Vision Devices and Services
    • Chapter 25—How Therapies Can Assist People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 26—Transport Facilities for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 27—Service Animals and People with Disabilities
    • Part 4. Staying Healthy with a Disability
    • Chapter 28—Nutrition and Weight Management Issues for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 29—Physical Activity for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 30—Personal Hygiene for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 31—Preventing Falls
    • Chapter 32—Pressure Sores: What They Are and How to Prevent Them
    • Chapter 33—Managing Pain
    • Chapter 34—Mental Health of People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 35—Health Insurance Concerns
    • Chapter 36—Choosing a Long-Term Care Setting
    • Chapter 37—Is It a Medical Emergency?
    • Chapter 38—People with Disabilities and COVID-19
    • Part 5. Special Education for Children with Disabilities
    • Chapter 39—Evaluating Children for Disability
    • Chapter 40—Early Intervention
    • Chapter 41—Individualized Education Plans
    • Chapter 42—Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students
    • Chapter 43—Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education
    • Chapter 44—Transitioning Students with Disabilities to Higher Education and Adulthood
    • Chapter 45—Scholarships for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
    • Chapter 46—Laws about Educating Children with Disabilities
    • Part 6. Legal, Employment, and Financial Concerns for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 47—Know Your Rights
    • Chapter 48—A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
    • Chapter 49—Questions and Answers about the Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Chapter 50—Guardianship for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 51—Housing and Safety Issues for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 52—Employees with Disabilities
    • Chapter 53—Social Security Disability Benefits
    • Chapter 54—ABLE Savings Accounts for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 55—Tax Benefits and Credits for People with Disabilities
    • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 56—Glossary of Terms Related to Disabilities
    • Chapter 57—Directory of Organizations That Help People with Disabilities