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The history of intelligence and 'intellectual disability' - a guest post from C.F. Goodey

Posted by David Cota, Senior Marketing Coordinator

Enjoy this guest post from C.F. Goodey, author of A History of Intelligence and ‘Intellectual Disability’. Goodey’s book was chosen by our editors as having played a significant part in the building and reputation of our History publishing programme. 1,489 more words


Update on my book - 'Paws for Thought'

Last week I told you all about ‘Paws for Thought’ – my first real book. I’m still SUPER excited :)

I have had such a huge response to the book, but for any of you that actually tried to order it via the online link, there was a glitch!! 107 more words

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A case for socio-legal reform regarding intellectual disability and the Australian criminal justice system

Half a million Australians (‘Low IQ and in jail’, 2011) live daily life with significantly underdeveloped social, conceptual and practical adaptive behavioural skills, and limited intellectual functioning (Vanny et al, 2008:262). 1,063 more words

Intellectual Disability

Paws for Thought - my first real book :) :)

To say that I’m chuffed doesn’t cut it…Super proud? Getting closer…Incredibly honoured? You bet!!

Assistance Dogs Australia, Christine Bernasconi Photography and a group of dedicated volunteers have created the most gorgeous book ever – … 154 more words

Bernasconi Photography

Zero Discrimination Day: Leave no-one behind

Read Dr Andrew Lee’s piece written for the Sheffield Institute of International Development on Zero Discrimination Day.

Texas Leg: SB 226, the death penalty for a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability

SB 226 is a new bill being considered by the 84th Texas Legislature regarding the appropriateness of the death penalty for persons with intellectual disability. Before we discuss the details of the proposed bill, we will briefly review the history of the death penalty in the US and how it currently functions in 2015. 904 more words


What You Really Told Me When You Said Retard

Language is powerful.  What we say and how we say it has impact. I love someone with a disability.  I know how language can be respectful and uplifting and how it can degrade and demean.   558 more words