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The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and disability, edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer

The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and disability
The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and disability
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edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer
This handbook is the first comprehensive text providing a foundation for research and practice focusing on positive attributes of disability. Chapters synthesise research in traditional areas of positive psychology, including quality of life, satisfaction and well-being, hope, optimism, resilience, coping, and self-determination. Next, chapters addressing systemic applications in positive psychology to disability provide information on issues pertaining to career development and career thoughts, positive behaviour supports, supported employment, education, family systems, and during aging
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index present
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.O953 2013
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford library of psychology
The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and disability, edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • still image
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Overarching themes in positive psychology and disability -- Beyond pathology : positive psychology and disability / Michael L. Wehmeyer -- Understanding disability : a strengths-based approach / Wil H.E. Buntinx -- Positive psychology and disability: an historical analysis / Karrie A. Shogren -- Application of positive psychological constructs to disability -- The impact of the quality of life concept on the field of intellectual disability / Robert L. Schalock and Miguel Angel Verdugo Alonso -- Optimism within the context of disability / Kevin Rand and Amanda M. Shea -- Social well-being and friendship of people with intellectual disability / Joanne Kersh, Laura Corona, and Gary Siperstein -- Exercise, leisure, and well-being for people with disabilities / Jennifer Rowland -- Coping and disability / Lillian R. Reuman, Chelsea Mitamura, and Michele Tugard -- Adaptive behavior / Marc J. Tassé -- Self-determination / Michael L. Wehmeyer and Todd D. Little -- Self-determined learning / Dennis Mithaug -- Understanding hope in individuals with disabilities / Cindy Pressgrove Buchanon and Shane Lopez -- Family perspectives on child intellectual disability : views from the sunny side of the street / Jan Blacher, Bruce Baker, and Lauren D. Berkovitz -- Resilience and disability : concepts, examples, cautions, and prospects / Christopher Murray and Bonnie Doren -- Problem solving and decision making / Linda Hickson and Ishita Khemka -- Forgiveness, gratitude, and spirituality / William Gaventa -- Career development and career thoughts / Salvatore Soresi, Laura Nota, Lea Ferarri, and Teresa Maria Sgaramella -- Self-regulation -- Dale h. schunk and william d. bursuck -- Disability studies/disability culture / Brenda Jo Brueggemann -- Systems that support positive psychology and disability -- Positive behavior support : foundations, systems, and quality of life / Glen Dunlap, Donald Kincaid, and Donald Jackson -- Supports and support needs / James R. Thompson and Yuwadee Viriyangkura -- Supported employment / Paul Wehman, Vicki Brooke, Stephanie Lau, and Pamela Targett -- Family quality of life / Caya Chiu, Kathleen Kyzar, Nina Zuna, Ann Turnbull, Jean Ann Summers, and Vivi Aya Gomez -- Education / Sharon Field -- Aging with disability / Tamar Heller and Lieke van Heumen -- Specific populations and positive psychology -- A positive psychology of physical disability: principles and progress / Dana S. Dunn, Gitendra Uswatte, Timothy R. Elliott, Allissa Lastres, and Brittany Beard -- Cognitive and developmental disabilities / Karrie A. Shogren -- Severe, multiple disabilities / Mats Granlund, Jenny Wilder, and Lena Almqvist -- Positive psychology and children with emotional and behavioral disability / Dan Olympia, Lora Tuesday Heathfield, William R. Jenson, Holly Majszak, Virginia Ramos-Matias, and Monique Thacker -- Autism spectrum disorders / Dianne Zager -- Considerations for the field of disability -- Limitations to positive psychology predicted by subjective wellbeing homeostasis / Robert A. Cummins
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  • (OCoLC)867878384
  • oho0199984395

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