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A collection of games, easy-to-make crafts and projects, and festive menus that make the planning a theme party easy and… fun. Each theme plan includes a list of read-aloud books and movies to make the party complete.
By Claire H Liachowitz. 1988
By examining American legislation from 1770 to 1920, the author concludes that physically handicapped people have been disadvantaged by legislation… that keeps them dependent rather than allowing them to become independent. 1988.
By Ed Pothier Dianne, Richard F Devlin, Dianne Pothier. 2005
Twenty-four scholars from a variety of disciplines come together here to identify the problems with traditional approaches to disability and… to provide new directions. The essays range from focused empirical and experiential studies of different disabilities, to policy analyses, legal interrogations, and philosophical reconsiderations. 2005.
Explores how, applying the principles of neuroplasticity, Barbara Arrowsmith Young developed cognitive remediation exercises, founded the Arrowsmith Program and opened… the first Arrowsmith School in Toronto, Ontario over 30 years ago. The lives of nine children are discussed as they start the Arrowsmith Program and then move on to either private or public schools. 2011.
By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Elizabeth Noble. 1983
By Deborah Stienstra. 2012
Through an examination of employment, education, transportation, telecommunications, and health care, this survey finds that, while important advances have been… made, Canadians with disabilities still experience significant barriers in obtaining their human rights. Argues that disability is not about “faulty” bodies that need to be fixed but about the institutional, cultural, and attitudinal reactions to certain kinds of bodies, contending that neoliberal ideas of independence and individualism are at the heart of the continuing discrimination against “disabled” people. Achieving disability rights is possible through universal design, disability supports, social and economic assistance, and a sense of belonging. 2012. (About Canada series)
By Lisa Bendall. 2006
More than 3.6 million Canadians are living with some sort of disability, with mobility-related issues affecting nearly one in ten… people. This Canadian resource guide is geared to the rising number of adults who have experienced injury, stroke, disease, arthritis, or the effects of aging. Includes information on assistive devices and technology, accessible housing, financial concerns, health care, self-advocacy and the law, and family life and parenting. Some descriptions of sex. 2006.
By Michael Winerip. 1994
The author examines the lives of five members of a Long Island, New York, group home for mentally ill people.… He first explains why neighbours objected to a group home and how those same people now accept it. Then he recounts the daily lives of the residents, who deal with illness in varying degrees as they struggle for dignity. He also describes the interaction between residents, family members, and social workers. 1994.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Vicki Iovine. 1995
A guide for the expectant mother, containing practical tips and humorous tales on anything pregnant. Vicki Iovine discusses what really… happens to your body, common fears and paranoia, the pregnancy experts, how to have sex during pregnancy, and looking and feeling your best. 1995.
By Joan Dash. 2001
A biography of the woman who overcame her disabilities to be an inspirational public figure. Discusses the cause of Helen… Keller's blindness and deafness, her determination to lead a useful life, and the importance of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, throughout Helen's life. Grades 5-8. 2001.
By John Wenzel, André Chevalier. 2009
Le poker est un des jeux les plus passionnants qui soit. Mais il faut maîtriser certaines connaissances et apprendre les… trucs qui feront de vous un bon joueur pour en tirer de la satisfaction. Là entre en scène les pros. Il n'y a rien comme les conseils et les trucs d'un pro du poker pour rehausser votre niveau de jeu. Il n'y a rien comme les connaissances et l'expérience d'un pro pour découvrir le véritable plaisir de jouer au poker. Quel que soit votre niveau de jeu, quelles que soient vos ambitions, vous trouverez dans ce livre des conseils vitaux pour bien jouer, bien miser et bien bluffer comme un pro. -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: The only poker book you'll ever need.
By Roland Cachelou. 2008
"Pilule, patch, implant, nouveaux stérilets, anneau vaginal... de nouvelles méthodes contraceptives ont récemment vu le jour. Que faut-il en penser… ? Comment se repérer face à cette diversité ? Permettre à chacune (et à chacun) de choisir la bonne contraception en toute connaissance de cause, tel est l'objectif de ce livre. Les avantages et inconvénients de chaque moyen contraceptif, les contre-indications, les effets secondaires... sont tour à tour présentés. Est-il préférable de choisir une contraception médicale ou non médicale ? Quelle contraception adopter si l'on fume ? Que faire en cas d'oubli de la pilule ? Quelle est l'efficacité de la pilule du lendemain ? Quels sont les recours en cas de grossesse non désirée ? Comment se protéger contre les infections sexuellement transmissibles ? Quelle contraception privilégier pendant les vacances ? Ce livre répond à toutes ces interrogations, mais aussi aux multiples questions que peuvent se poser hommes et femmes sur leur sexualité tout au long de leur vie. Un ouvrage clair et accessible, qui dresse un panorama complet et actuel de toutes les questions touchant à la contraception et à la sexualité". -- 4e de couv.
Why is the sky blue? Why do stars twinkle? Why do cows moo? The answer to these and many other… fascinating questions are answered in this book. Information is grouped into topics like the supermarket, nighttime, and food and eating. Grades 2-4. 2001.
By Katherine Schneider. 2006
Millions of North Americans have chronic illnesses or disabilities requiring them to make accommodations in their lives. The author, a… psychologist who has been blind since birth, hopes to help this adjustment with her own humorous life stories, as well as provide understanding of what life is really like for those with disabilities. 2006.
By Ron Wight. 2002
Think you know it all about hockey? These fan-stumping quizzes will dispel the hockey myths you have believed since you… were a kid, and help you learn about the more unique hockey records that may never be broken, and the most intriguing moments in hockey history. Packed with statistics, Q&A's, fascinating stories, and a unique chapter on women's hockey. 2002.
By Valerie Wyatt. 2000
A learning resource featuring questions and answers about weather, from rain, clouds, and snow to wind and temperatures. Also included… are experiments, a glossary, and cloud and snow charts. Grades 3-6. 2000. (Tactile page not included)
By Jackie French. 2000
A book that addresses the big questions kids often wonder about, such as "How did the universe begin?", and "What… happens when you die?". For each question, different theories and opinions are illustrated, with easy-to-grasp examples and comparisons. Grades 3-6.
By E. Calvin Coish. 1992