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Terms of the Trade: Compilation of Definitions for the Absence, Disability, Health and Productivity Professional By Disability Management Employer Coalition
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This glossary, with more than 870 words, phrases and terms, is the final publication in a three-book resource guide series for absence, wellness and disability professionals. Industry practitioners... More > and thought leaders will find this manual a valuable reference in developing programs that seek to improve the health and productivity of their workforce. Previous books cover the development of integrated disability, absence and productivity models and establishment the of return-to-work programs.< Less
Tools of the Trade By Disability Management Employer Coalition
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Tools of the Trade provides state-of-the-art integrated disability and absence management (IDAM) knowledge in one easy-to-use desk reference. It contains useful tools to help build the business case... More > for programs and move projects forward. Included are numerous illustrations, charts, statistics, best practices, employer checklists, and references to credible industry sources< Less
Foundation for Optimal Productivity: The Complete Return to Work Program Manual By Disability Management Employer Coalition
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This book provides absence and disability practitioners the most complete and current processes and practices to establish and maintain their organization's return to work program. Numerous industry... More > experts, case studies and flow charts provide the information to set up a new program or improve an existing plan. This book helps Corporate America remain profitable and competitive by maximizing workforce resources.< Less
Disability Discrimination By John M. Wright
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The first edition of Disability Discrimination is produced as a 6” x 9” 235 page paperback. The book gives an overview of the law under the now repealed Disability Discrimination Act... More > 1995 together with summaries and quotes from the judgments of the principal cases heard by tribunals and courts during the fourteen years that the Act was in force. Many of these judgments will still be relevant under the disability discrimination provisions of the Equality Act 2010 that replaced the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 on 01 October 2010. To help readers understand the changes which have been made to the disability discrimination provisions after most of the provisions were transferred from the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to the Equality Act 2010 albeit in modified or new forms, comparisons are made throughout the book between the relevant provisions of the two Acts and a comparative guide to both sets of provisions is provided too.< Less
Disability Discrimination By John M. Wright
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The first edition of Disability Discrimination is produced as a 6” x 9” 235 page paperback. The book gives an overview of the law under the now repealed Disability Discrimination Act... More > 1995 together with summaries and quotes from the judgments of the principal cases heard by tribunals and courts during the fourteen years that the Act was in force. Many of these judgments will still be relevant under the disability discrimination provisions of the Equality Act 2010 that replaced the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 on 01 October 2010. To help readers understand the changes which have been made to the disability discrimination provisions after most of the provisions were transferred from the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to the Equality Act 2010 albeit in modified or new forms, comparisons are made throughout the book between the relevant provisions of the two Acts and a comparative guide to both sets of provisions is provided too.< Less
Developmental Disabilities By Mac Griffith, Ph.D.
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* A psychologist gives a non-technical overview of developmental disabilities. * EMPATHETIC LEARNING is promoted through stories of real individuals. * Vibrant storytelling keeps the... More > information lively. * Speaks simply and directly to caregivers. * Gives direct care staff training, ideas, and motivation, so they can provide better service, find more joy in their work, and reduce the stress that can lead to staff turnover. * Excellent for in-service training, as well as for individual study. This book is for those who provide direct supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is designed to make up for some of the training and experience gaps of those on the front lines. The audience includes direct care staff, case managers, supervisors, families, and others.< Less
DisAbility Fitness By Devon Palermo
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Too often the focus is placed on the disability and not the ability of the person. Just because you are living with a disability does not mean that you cannot live a healthy lifestyle, workout, or... More > participate in sports. You can and should prove everyone wrong and show them that you're dedicated to improving you. Adaptive Fitness Specialist Devon Palermo has put together a comprehensive resource guide targeting self assessment, nutrition, program design, and functional adaptive exercises designed to motivate you, inspire you, and educate you to begin to increase your fitness and improve your overall health and well being. How can I improve my function? Check out the assessment form for the chapter that applies to you and begin working on the exercises designed to improve those functions, use the workout logs to track your progress. Keep fighting and Never. Give. Up!< Less
Disability Awareness By Daniele Luciano Moskal
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What does the word 'Disability' mean? Firstly, referring to the “disabled” just does not help. We are talking about real people first and foremost – people who are daily presented... More > with extra challenges because of a range of impairments they are either born with, or sustained through an accident, particular circumstances, illness or old age. Many people with a disability may not have access to cars and will therefore rely heavily on the usage of public transport to provide mobility and independence. It is vitally important that you and I the reader understands and appreciates the needs of people with disabilities. The effects of some impairment will be immediately obvious to you, but others may be invisible to the naked eye or be easily mistaken for something else. Let us now take a look at some of the facts and disabilities in today's society.......< Less
Crime and the Disabled By Roy Day Jr.
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Master Roy Day has been a person with many interests and passions throughout his life; one has always been the martial arts. Within a year of his accident, at age 18, he was introduced to two new... More > subjects, Karate and crime against the disabled. In 1995, he was introduced to wheelchair fencing. In 1997, he was U.S. National Champion in Men’s Wheelchair Epee and competed for the U.S. in the 1998 and 2002 World Championships. He was also a member of the 2000 Paralympic Team that competed in the Sydney games. In 1998, Roy began studying American Kenpo Karate with Master Robert Quinn at American Karate in Tucker, Ga. While Roy spent almost a decade competing internationally for the U.S., he spent over a decade with Mr. Quinn earning his 3rd degree Black Belt, a Master ranking, and an instructor in his Sifu’s TEST (Tactical Emergency Security Training) Program until his teacher’s tragic death. Under Master Quinn’s guidance, Roy developed Ropo Kenpo- the rolling power of Kenpo Karate and completed this book.< Less
Disability Awareness By Daniele Luciano Moskal
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"What does the word Disability mean?" This book has especially written for any person regardless of age group, ethnicity, or business or organisation wanting to become more aware of... More > disabilities and their categories. In this Ebook the author hopes the reader will get a better understanding by simply looking at some of the disability categories which you may experience when coming across people with disabilities, and hopefully consider how best you can respond to their needs should the moment arise. Firstly, referring to the “disabled” just does not help. We are talking about real people first and foremost – people who are daily presented with extra challenges because of a range of impairments they are either born with, or sustained through an accident, particular circumstances, illness or old age.< Less