Negotiating the Social Borderlands: Portraits of Young People with Disabilities and Their Struggles for Positive Relationships

These portraits expose a balance between empirical description and aesthetic expression and provide a singular view into the nuances and complexities of each young person's life, while depicting their unique social contexts and how they fit within those milieux. Negotiating the social borderlands: portraits of Young People with Disabilities and Their Struggles for Positive Relationships provides readers with narratives of the lives of three young people with significant disabilities.

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The author uses portraiture to narrate the stories of three young people and to capture the myriad dimensions of each unique individual. Never losing sight of the dimensions of the selves of these notable young people and the contexts in which they exist, the author presents the qualitative techniques of inquiry she used to examine the complexities involved in the co-constructions of meaning among the young people and their communication partners.

Negotiating the social borderlands, thus, an unapologetic presentation of a remarkable set of portrait narratives, is written for a broad audience and, policies, offers an inherently complex and sensitive portrayal of three personal stories in which a variety of contextualized issues can be examined and discussed in light of each readers' practices, and perspectives.

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Handbook of Developmental Disabilities

Current practices in positive behavior support are discussed, as are strategies for supporting family adaptation and resilience. Chapters present established and emerging approaches to promoting communication and language abilities, academic skills, positive social relationships, and vocational and independent living skills.

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about developmental disabilities: neuroscientific and genetic foundations; the impact on health, learning, and behavior; and effective educational and clinical practices. Leading authorities analyze what works in intervening with diverse children and families, from infancy through the school years and the transition to adulthood.

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Solution-Focused Pastoral Counseling: An Effective Short-Term Approach for Getting People Back on Track

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Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Christian Perspective

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