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Thesis By Carrie Ann Schemenauer
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This ethnographical study provides insight into the daily lives of adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and demonstrates how mentorship increases their quality of life. FASD is a... More > life-long disability that diminishes a person’s cognitive and adaptive functioning. In this study, adults with FASD and their mentors were interviewed at the CUMFI (Central Urban Métis Federation Inc.) Wellness Centre, a mentorship program for individuals with cognitive disabilities in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to determine how effective supports were and how to improve the supports. Mentorship helps adults with FASD to find housing, buy groceries, receive community supports and maintain a healthy lifestyle which will help them function better in society. Support and mentorship provides safeguards to decrease the likelihood of adults with FASD ending up on the streets, in jails, hospitals and treatment centers.< Less
Thesis By Carrie Ann Schemenauer
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This ethnographical study provides insight into the daily lives of adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and demonstrates how mentorship increases their quality of life. FASD is a... More > life-long disability that diminishes a person’s cognitive and adaptive functioning. In this study, adults with FASD and their mentors were interviewed at the CUMFI (Central Urban Métis Federation Inc.) Wellness Centre, a mentorship program for individuals with cognitive disabilities in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to determine how effective supports were and how to improve the supports. Mentorship helps adults with FASD to find housing, buy groceries, receive community supports and maintain a healthy lifestyle which will help them function better in society. Support and mentorship provides safeguards to decrease the likelihood of adults with FASD ending up on the streets, in jails, hospitals and treatment centers.< Less
A Balanced Approach to Long Life and Vitality By David A. Cook, MS, CEPS, Medical Writer
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Based on patient education materials used in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Wellness, and Clinical Weight Loss programs, and developed under clinical conditions by expert medical writers and heart... More > professionals, this easy-to-read home study guide can be the heart of your self improvement reading program. Medically accurate and up to date, and also easy to understand. Makes a great gift, and the proceeds go to the support of disabled heart patients.< Less
A Balanced Approach to Long Life and Vitality By David A. Cook, MS, CEPS, Medical Writer
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Based on patient education materials used in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Wellness, and Clinical Weight Loss programs, and developed under clinical conditions by expert medical writers and heart... More > professionals, this easy-to-read home study guide can be the heart of your self improvement reading program. Medically accurate and up to date, and also easy to understand. Makes a great gift, and the proceeds go to the support of disabled heart patients.< Less
Methods of Preventing Crimes in Children and Adolescents By Hassan Mohammadi Nevisi
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The aim of this study is to determine the influence of family, school and other social institutions in the incidence of crime in society. In this book, we try to consider the role of author causes... More > and then the role of the causative agents. Economic disabilities, discrimination and inequality, war, population density, family, school, mass media, television, news, papers, and satellites play a major role in the development of crime. The role of the family in terms of being without order or coherent, the degree of parental education and their job were one of the determinants of criminalization...< Less
Strong Enough to Bend By Judith K. Witherow
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In Strong Enough to Bend, author Judith K. Witherow compiles a sampling from four decades of her essays and poems that describe the real life experiences of a disabled, mixed blood Native American... More > Indian lesbian raised in Appalachian poverty. Much of the work has been previously published in anthologies, university women's studies texts and feminist periodicals. This unique memoir is the first collection exclusively authored by Witherow.< Less
Adler's Individual Psychology and Related Methods By Andreas Sofroniou
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Adler, Alfred – the psychiatrist whose influential system of individual psychology introduced the term inferiority feeling/complex. He developed a flexible, supportive psychotherapy to direct... More > those emotionally disabled by inferiority feelings toward maturity, common sense, and social usefulness. Adler maintained a strong awareness of social problems, and this served as a principal motivation in his work. From his earliest years as a physician he stressed consideration of the patient in relation to his total environment, and he began developing a humanistic, holistic approach to human problems. Adler explored psychopathology within the context of general medicine and in 1902 became associated with Sigmund Freud. Gradually, differences between the two became irreconcilable, notably after the appearance of Adler's Study of Organ Inferiority and Its Psychical Compensation, in which he suggested that persons try to compensate psychologically for a physical disability and its attendant feeling of inferiority.< Less
ADLER’S INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGY AND RELATED METHODS By Andreas Sofroniou
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Adler, Alfred – the psychiatrist whose influential system of individual psychology introduced the term inferiority feeling/complex. He developed a flexible, supportive psychotherapy to direct... More > those emotionally disabled by inferiority feelings toward maturity, common sense, and social usefulness. Adler maintained a strong awareness of social problems, and this served as a principal motivation in his work. From his earliest years as a physician he stressed consideration of the patient in relation to his total environment, and he began developing a humanistic, holistic approach to human problems. Adler explored psychopathology within the context of general medicine and in 1902 became associated with Sigmund Freud. Gradually, differences between the two became irreconcilable, notably after the appearance of Adler's Study of Organ Inferiority and Its Psychical Compensation, in which he suggested that persons try to compensate psychologically for a physical disability and its attendant feeling of inferiority.< Less
Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response By U. S. Commission on Civil Rights
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This report focuses on the government‘s efforts to enforce federal civil rights laws with respect to peer-to-peer violence based on race, national origin, sex, disability, religion, and sexual... More > orientation or gender identity. The Commission examined the nature and incidence of peer-to-peer violence in public K-12 schools and studied the types of peer-to-peer violence faced by students, as well as the effects of such violence. The Commission further reviewed the policies and procedures employed by the United States Departments of Education and Justice in enforcing prohibitions against peer-to-peer violence. The Commission, by majority vote, concluded that bullying and harassment, including bullying and harassment based on sex, race, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or religion, are harmful to American youth, and developed findings and recommendations to address the problem, including the following recommendations:< Less
Dyslexia Way of Thinking By steven milner
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The dyslexic guide is "solution to understanding dyslexia from the personal interest from living with it on a daily basis and being in education, with this way of thinking. To creat a real... More > understanding of dyslexia as a way of thinking and not as a weaknesses (disability). The story and experience of Steven Milner learning with dyslexia and his struggles to achieve his goals in the education system and learning to overcome his problems. Understand what a dyslexic person sees and how they think. Showing how the dyslexia sees life and how they work things within their mind. Learning how to use a dyslexia as way of thinking and learning that dyslexia is not a disability. Learning how to use the dyslexic thinking strategies to overcome and develop your dyslexic study skills. This is a book is for students, parents and teachers. This book is written in Dyslexic. So a non dyslexic person can read in world of dyslexic.< Less

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