Ronald J. Berger
Publisher: Lexington Books (December 12, 2013)
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incapacity, Augmentative conversation, and the yank Dream is a collaborative attempt to inform the existence tale of Jon A. Feucht, a guy who used to be born with a sort of cerebral palsy that left him reliant on a wheelchair for mobility, with constrained use of his fingers and an lack of ability to talk with out an assistive verbal exchange gadget. it's a tale approximately discovering one’s voice, approximately defying low expectancies, approximately pleasurable one’s goals, and approximately creating a distinction on the planet. Sociologist C. Wright generators famously referred to as for a “sociological mind's eye” that grapples with the intersection of biography and historical past in society and the ways that own problems are relating to public concerns. incapacity, Augmentative communique, and the yank Dream heeds this name via a qualitative “mixed–methods” learn that situates Feucht’s lifestyles in broader social context, realizing incapacity not only as a person adventure but additionally as a social phenomenon. within the culture of incapacity experiences, it additionally illuminates an adventure of incapacity that avoids studying it as tragic or pitiable. incapacity, Augmentative verbal exchange, and the yank Dream is meant as an analytical and empirical contribution to either incapacity reviews and qualitative sociology, to be learn by way of social technological know-how students and scholars taking classes in incapacity stories and qualitative study, in addition to via pros operating within the fields of distinctive schooling and speech pathology. Written in an obtainable type, the e-book can also be of curiosity to put readers who are looking to examine extra approximately incapacity concerns and the incapacity event.