- Paperback: 248 pages
- Publisher: Brookes Publishing; 1 edition (February 10, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1598570013
- ISBN-13: 978-1598570014
- Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.5 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,541,600 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Combating Violence and Abuse of People with Disabilities: A Call to Action 1st Edition
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About the Author
Dick Sobsey, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus, Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dr. Sobsey has worked with children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities since 1968 as a nurse, teacher, and researcher. He taught courses on teaching students with severe disabilities and inclusive education at the University of Alberta from 1982 to 2005. He also served as Director of the J.P. Das Centre on Developmental and Learning Disabilities from 1994‐2008 and the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre from 2006 to 2011. He is the father of an adult son with severe and multiple disabilities due to MECP2 (methyl CpG binding protein 2) duplication syndrome.