Children with Disabilities in America: A Historical Handbook and Guide (Children and Youth: History and Culture)

Images of disabled children are found throughout well-known works of literature, film, and even opera. Their characters range from sweet, to brave, to tragic. Disabled children are also a part of the reality of life either in personal ways or as poster girls and boys for drives and causes. Behind these images is a historical presence that has been created by the societies in which these children live and have lived. This work examines current knowledge about children's experience of physical, cognitive, and emotional/behavioral impairments from the Colonial period to the present, while revealing the social constructions of both disability and childhood throughout American history.Just as...
Publisher : Greenwood
Author : Philip L. Safford
Price : $58.69

Related Free PDF eBook

Feeding Young Children
Download 11 times
Constipation in Children
Download 8 times