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Gilda Berger
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Physical Disabilities

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Discusses a variety of physical disabilities, societal attitudes towards them, and legislation dealing with the problems of the disabled.
Unknown Binding, 119 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by Franklin Watts
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May 03, 2008 Jay rated it really liked it
When I was a little undiagnosed aspie (person on the autistic spectrum) who hyperfocussed on "disability communities" as a favorite topic, this is one of the books my local library carried. I found a discarded copy at a library booksale this week, and brought it home. It was interesting to me that it was written in 1979, before most of the legal protections and CIL/Disability Rights movements had gotten very far, but has a very strong civil rights and inclusion message to it. The first
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In 1957, Melvin Berger married Gilda Shulman (now Gilda Berger), also a noted author of children's nonfiction. The two have collaborated on many books, including the ongoing Scholastic Question-and-Answer series. Writing has enabled Berger to answer many of his own questions, as well; he enjoys research and finds that working on one book almost inevitably raises enough issues to lead to another. ...more
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