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This American Life, Season Two, "Escape" episode

Type: 
None
ID: 
DVD 162
Location: 
ASC Library
Notes: 
This episode titled "Escape" is about a man with multiple disabilities who wants to gain independence from his mother who has taken care of him for years. He wants to experience adult life.
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Understanding College Students with Autism

Author: 
Hughes, Dawn Prince, Ph.D.
Publisher: 
HEATH Resource Center
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3790
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 16
Notes: 
Article describes from a personal point of view what college students with Asperger Syndrome need for success in college.

Autism with Severe Learning Difficulties

Author: 
Jordan, Rita
Publisher: 
Souvenir Press; (2001)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3673
Price: 
$13.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW 04/15/03 A pioneering book dealing with the dual diagnosis of autism with severe learning difficulties. Provides a practical guide to effective treatment/care, shows examples of how behavior should be understood and how to build on strengths and reduce problems.

Aging Rights and Quality of Life

Author: 
Herr, Stanley S.; Weber, Germain
Publisher: 
Paul H. Brookes Publishing; (1999)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3610
Price: 
$49.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW/DONATED 01/30/03 This book presents international research on advances in human rights, quality assurance and service delivery for older adults with developmental disabilities. Ideal for professionals in the field of mental retardation gerontology,

Community Supports for Aging Adults with Lifelong Disabilities

Author: 
Janicki, Matthew P.; Ansello, Edward F.
Publisher: 
Paul H. Brookes Publishing; (2000)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3611
Price: 
$56.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW/DONATED 01/30/03 This book provides professionals/caregivers of older adults with developmental disabilities how to help tackle everyday challenges of aging, living w/ families, maintaining a household and dealing with community life.

Developing Staff Competencies for Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities Second Edition

Author: 
Gardner, James F.; Chapman, Michael S.
Publisher: 
Paul H. Brookes Publishing; (1993)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3612
Price: 
$39.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW/DONATED 01/03/03 Book provides basic knowledge/values needed to function successfully in working with persons with disabilities. It is intended for students, new employees, volunteers and individuals who will be providing support.

Communicating Matters a Training Guide for Personal Attendants

Author: 
Collier, Barbara
Publisher: 
Paul H. Brookes Publishing; (1998)
Type: 
Kit
ID: 
3614
Price: 
$90.00
Location: 
Kit 013; Lending Library
Notes: 
NEW/DONATED 01/30/03 Instructional training program to better communicate with consumers who use augmentative/alternative communication.

Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
Commonwealth of Mass Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Type: 
Information Packet
ID: 
3460
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Mass State Resources - Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program Folder
Notes: 
Packet provides basic information about the program.

Moving from School to Adulthood the Role of Circles of Support in the Transition Process

Author: 
Cotton, Patty; Goodall, Samantha; Bauer, Joe et.al.
Publisher: 
Institute on Disability/University of New Hampshire;
Type: 
RefMat
ID: 
3441
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Reference-Misc
Notes: 
Explains the history of creating this program and its benefits.

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