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By John Piper. 1996
Scripture reveals that the great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. Piper reveals that the… debate between duty and delight doesn't truly exist: delight is our duty. Readers can embark. 1996.
By Max Lucado. 2005
By Mark Mittelberg. 2008
In a world of spiritual options, people constantly tell us what to believe. Yet, while we hear these pleas, we're… already functioning with existing beliefs even if they are beliefs by default. So how do we choose what to believe especially in the area of faith? Do we need to choose? In choosing your faith, Mark Mittelberg encourages us, as Socrates does, not to lead an unexamined life. He invites us to examine why we believe what we believe. This examination will resonate with Christians and seekers alike. 2008.
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 Charles F Stanley, Yvonne Burrage. 1998
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 Philip Yancey. 1998
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 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 Nancy Leigh DeMoss. 2000
By Jill Briscoe. 2003
What if He's asking you to pour out more than you can give? Step into the forward motion of God's… love - and find the power of the Holy Spirit. 2003.
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.