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By Don Cherry, Al Strachan. 2008
Former hockey player and coach Don Cherry's comments on Hockey Night in Canada's "Coach's Corner" routinely make headlines as they… entertain, educate, and often upset some fans throughout North America. Now he presents his favourite stories from his career in hockey. And you can imagine the stories he has to tell. c2008.
This book portrays guide dog mating, illnesses and eating habits some readers may find disturbing. It was Derek Freeman who… began to breed dogs specifically to train as guide dogs, when other suitable dogs were hard to find. Over the years, he has reared some 20,000 puppies, with an 80% success rate, and has a unique insight into the mind of the dog. Using GDBA as a backcloth, he discusses rearing, training, health and socialization, and gives an insight into the complexities of dog ownership. 1991.
By Edith Marks, Rita Montauredes. 1997
By Judith M Dixon. 2000
Essays examining the history and future of braille including such topics as the development of the literary, Nemeth, and music… codes; braille production; legal issues; library service; and literacy and computer access concerns. 2000.
By Cheri Colby Langdell, Tim Langdell. 2011
Explores personal, psychological, sociological, and cultural perspectives on blindness, and also shows some of the benefits blind and nearly blind… people have found after vision loss. Explains the practical challenges that vision loss creates for the person experiencing it. and for the family members and friends of that person. Some strong language. 2011.
By Paul W Ogden. 1992
When Paul Ogden and his wife, both deaf, adopt a signal dog from Canine Companions for Independence, they must go… through an intensive training program to learn the 80 signals to which their dog responds. 1992.
By Marilyn Brandt Smith, Sanford Rosenthal. 2007
Twenty-seven contributors, many blind, express their experiences dealing with everyday situations and emotions. In "Her Day Versus My Day," a… twenty-five-year-old suffers a stroke. In "Rebel with a Cane," a thirteen-year-old who is blind defies her overprotective parents and walks home alone from school. c2007.
By Zaira Cattaneo, Tomaso Vecchi. 2011
Italian researchers examine the effects of blindness on the development and functioning of the human cognitive system. They demonstrate the… ways other senses evolve to help compensate for the absence of sight. 2011.
By Wm Artman, L. V Hall. 2003
An explanation, written in 1862, of blindness and its effects upon mental and physical development. It was the authors' hope… to remove some of the obstacles to independence for the blind, and to provide the facts about blindness, to best guard against being misunderstood. 2003, c1862.
By Laurie Capogna, Barbara Pelletier. 2011
Dr. Laurie Capogna et Dr. Barbara Pelletier ont élaboré un guide pour améliorer la santé oculaire et prévenir, ralentir ou… supprimer les maladies oculaires les plus communes. Muni des derniers résultats scientifiques, de conseils pratiques, d’idées de repas et de recettes… c’est un guide complet, facile à suivre sur la science et la sante. c2011.
By P. J Naworynsk. 2017
The announcement was shocking - Canada would not be sending a team to the 1948 Winter Olympics in Switzerland. Outraged,… a Royal Canadian Air Force squadron leader, Sandy Watson, quickly assembled a team of air force hockey players who were "amateur enough" to complete under the Olympic guidelines. This is the inspiring untold story of a group of determined men, fresh from the battlefields of WWII, who surprised a nation and the world. 2017.
By Irene Crawford. 1985
A detailed sourcebook to guide educators and health professionals who work with visually impaired children. Includes information on blindness, the… relationship with parents, assessment, and play. There are also sections on the transition to school, children who are deafblind or who have multiple disabilities, and suggestions for working with families of differing cultural or linguistic backgrounds. 2004.
By Jill Sardegna, Vivian Younger. 1994
Written for persons with no vision or low vision and their families and friends, this guide provides instructions on "how… to perform basic tasks of daily living, how to address new and puzzling feelings and fears, how to respond to embarrassing situations," and more. Includes journal notes, organizational checklists, and a resource directory. 1994.
By Elizabeth Simpson Smith, Bert Dodson. 1987
Guide dogs for persons who are blind go through a long period of training before they assume their life’s work.… This true story follows Cinderella, a golden retriever, through the stages of her training to become a guide dog.Grades 2-4. c1987.
By Stephen Harper. 2013
In the tumultuous beginnings of hockey, the fights were as much off the ice as on it. Harper describes the… hockey heroes and hard-boiled businessmen who built the game, and the rise and fall of legendary teams pursuing the Stanley Cup. With a historian’s perspective and fan’s passion, he presents a riveting and often-surprising portrait, capturing everything from the physical contests on the rinks to the battles behind the scenes and the changing social conventions of the twentieth century. Bestseller. 2013.
By Sally Manning. 2002
On February 21, 2002, the Canadian National Women's Hockey Team was up against their arch-rival, Team U.S.A, at the Salt… Lake City Olympics. They were determined to make up for not winning the gold medal at Nagano four years earlier, and to overcome a 1 and 8 record against the American team. Calmly standing behind the Canadian bench was Danièle Sauvageau, coach and former police officer, and one of the most intriguing and inspiring people in sport today. 2002.
By Margaret Ross Chandler. 1980
By David Hapgood, Arthur Seiderman, Steven E Marcus. 1989
Discusses the difference between sight, which is present at birth, and vision, which is a learned skill involving the eye… and the brain. The authors believe that many people with vision problems are not receiving the help they need. c1989.
By Ed Arnold. 2005
The Montreal Canadiens made the Peterborough Petes part of their farm system in the mid-1950s, and a number of great… coaches - from Scotty Bowman to Roger Neilson - have stood behind the Petes' bench. As well, the Petes can boast players from Dit Clapper and Bob Gainey to Steve Yzerman and Chris Pronger. A look at how Peterborough has achieved pre-eminence among hockey cradles. 2005.