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Resourceful Media

A selection of resourceful books and web sites from our Rehab & Community Care Medicine Editor.

Adapted Physical Education and Sport

The field of adapted physical education and sport has evolved, thank goodness. With the sixth edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport, practitioners can stay on top of those changes and new options, while promoting the highest-quality physical education and sport opportunities for students with disabilities. Edited by Joseph Winnick and David Porretta.

About Canada: Disability Rights

This survey explores the landscape of disability rights in Canada and finds that, while important advances have been made, Canadians with disabilities still experience significant barriers in obtaining their human rights. Using the stories and voices of people with disabilities, the consideration argues that disability is not about people having things wrong with their bodies that need to be fixed but about the institutional, cultural, and attitudinal reactions to certain kinds of bodies.

Diversity and Aging Among Immigrant Seniors in Canada

Canadian immigrant research has largely addressed the issues of integration and adjustment of young and adult immigrants, with little work on aging. Diversity and Aging breaks from this tradition by offering an eclectic collection of original research from many of Canada’s leading researchers on aging and immigrants (some researchers refer to this emerging field as ethno-gerontology). Edited by professors Douglas Durst and Michael MacLean, this book examines cultural and ethnic diversity impacts social, health, and economic policies, as well as services delivered to elderly Canadians.

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities. But by relying on her formidable memory, she made her way to graduate school, where she chanced upon research that inspired her to invent cognitive exercises to help rewire her brain’s cognitive abilities. She refutes the message that a learning disability is a lifelong condition with fascinating anecdotes that anyone with a learning disability can be transformed.

Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan

This book focuses on a practical approach to the health and well-being of people with IDD, and dealing with specific conditions. It offers the perspective from many points of view in the health care delivery system and other parts of the world.

The Essential Step-By-Step Guide to Acupressure With Aromatherapy

Easy and conversational, along with step-by-step photos, you’ll discover how to heal your concerns naturally with acupressure while living a pain-free lifestyle. When acupressure points are correctly stimulated they promote blood circulation and release muscular tension. This helps heal pain and is preventative health because it actually boosts your immune system and increases the flow of energy throughout your body.

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