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Black Is The New Orange: How I Endured Living In A Home With Women With Personality Disorders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This is my account of how I managed to live in a home with women battling mental illness. There is a difference between having a break down and having mental isssues.
A Day in the Life of an Autistic Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
When a mother discovered that her twelve-year-old autistic son has defied the rules of science and suddenly began to show signs that the simplest elements of life can help him to escape the clutches of autism; - she swiftly sent her conscience on a life-changing mission to bring his hidden dreams into reality.
Best Podcasts: People with Disabilities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
An annotated guide to 24 podcasts by and about people with disabilities. Includes 12 podcasts about physical disabilities, and 12 about neurodiversity and mental health issues. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
21 questions sur la Trisomie 21
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Canadian French. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
L'ignorance et les préjugés sont encore bien présents dans notre société. La sensibilisation est partie intégrante de notre mission. Cette brochure contient les réponses aux 21 questions les plus souvent posées sur la trisomie 21 et les personnes vivant avec cet état.
21 Questions About Trisomy 21
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Ignorance and prejudice are still very present in our society. Raising awareness is a big part of our mission. You will find in this pamphlet the answers to the 21 most frequently asked questions about trisomy 21 and people who live with it. Our goal is to distribute this pamphlet to as many people as possible in order to reduce prejudice and show society the potential of people with trisomy 21.
I’m Not Here to Inspire You: Essays on Disability from a Regular Guy Living with Cerebral Palsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
In this collection of essays, Rob J. Quinn offers insights on his own experiences as a man living with cerebral palsy and challenges the perceptions of people with disabilities offered by the able-bodied world. Many of the pieces are meant to give teens and young adults living with physical disabilities a new perspective on some of the issues they are dealing with in their daily lives.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Live Your Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Think that by being more optimistic we alter our approaches to situations and take on them in a healthier manner; we think of alternatives and act according to better outcomes. All our efforts lead us to good and happy living. If we think we are positive and happy, it will be positive. It does not say to stick our heads in the soil; rather it says to think positive.
Discordant Thots of a Disabled Mind, vol.ii
Series: discordant thots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2016 by PonderHouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
this is more of my brain.. still on disability. i always carry a moleskine® journal as external brain-dump. if i don't write it down it'll roll around, uselessly. or i forget it, immediately. this is mostly comprised of thots which i did(n't) write/share elsewhere, and perhaps should(n't) have. there is no context. there is no clarification. volume i originated within 2012–2013.
Discordant Thots of a Disabled Mind, vol.i
Series: discordant thots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016 by PonderHouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
this is my brain.. on disability. i always carry a moleskine® journal as external brain-dump. if i don't write it down it'll roll around, uselessly. or i forget it, immediately. this is mostly comprised of thots which i did(n't) write/share elsewhere, and perhaps should(n't) have. there is no context. there is no clarification. there only is what there is. volume i originated within 2012–2013.
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.