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La disabilità nelle fiabe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: Italian. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Dopo un anno di Servizio Civile a contatto con persone disabili, l'autore compie alcune riflessioni sulla tematica delle fiabe, dove i protagonisti sono personaggi sempre perfetti e lontani dalla realtà. In questo coraggioso libro, l'autore ripropone alcune delle più famose fiabe, dove i protagonisti sono dei "disabili" o persone "svantaggiate". Non dobbiamo aver paura del diverso, ma al contrario
The disability in fairy tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
After a year of community service in contact with disabled people, the author makes some reflections on the theme of fairytale, where the protagonists are always perfect and far from reality. In this courageous book, the author presents some of the most popular fairy tales, where the protagonists are "disabled" or "disadvantaged persons".
Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Handtype Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This collection of essays from one of the country’s leading voices on issues facing the signing community appears at a time of troubling trends and exciting new developments. Filled with startling observations and unapologetic assertions, Where I Stand challenges and broadens readers’ understanding of an important but often overlooked community.
All You Need to Know About Disability is on Star Trek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
More illuminating than a Supernova. More fun than a Klingon drinking song. Set a course for a view of disability through a Star Trek lens. From genetic engineering, to physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities, Dr. Lehmann provides 12 chapters of disability topics illustrated with dialogue from Star Trek episodes and movies.
Stories From The Bus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
For several years, Merlin Sprague drove a small passenger bus for a senior center. It was an unusual occupation In these stories, Merlin expresses consternation with an increasingly harsh system originally designed to help those who cannot help themselves.
Deaf Lit Extravaganza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This celebration of short stories, poems, and essays gives us a glimpse into the Deaf signing community, something that literature by hearing authors featuring deaf characters has rarely done. Even in pieces that are about just one Deaf person, readers get a powerful sense of life in one of the most vibrant and least understood communities.
The Politics of Blindness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
From 70 percent to 80 percent of blind Canadians have never had a job. Graeme McCreath believes now is the time to establish a system that allows the blind to achieve autonomy rather than having to rely on charity. "We can show our capabilities and push the federal government to persuade potential employers to 'give it a try'. We should apply for the jobs the same as everyone else.