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    Care Work

    Dreaming Disability Justice

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all. Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century

    Unabridged Selections

    by Alice Wong ...
    Narrated by Alice Wong, Alejandra Ospina ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 1 min

    One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of contemporary essays by disabled people.From original pieces ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sitting Pretty

    The View from My Ordinary, Resilient, Disabled Body

    Narrated by Rebekah Taussig ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 33 min

    A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.Growing up as a paralyzed girl during the 90s and early 2000s, Rebekah Taussig only saw disability depicted as something monstrous (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Haatchi and Little B

    by Wendy Holden ...
    Narrated by Gabrielle Glaister ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 54 min

    On a bitterly cold night in January 2012, Haatchi the dog was hit over the head, and abandoned on a railway line to be hit by a train. The driver saw the adorable five-month old Anatolian Shepherd moments too late. Somehow, the terrified puppy survived the blood loss from his partially severed leg and tail and managed to crawl away to safety.Fortunately, Haatchi was rescued, although vets couldn’t ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mon royaume est silence

    by Marie Landon ...
    Narrated by Emmanuelle Lemée ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 13 min

    L'auteur, atteint d'une surdité dès l'âge de six ans, décide après ses études de travailler comme éducatrice auprès des enfants sourds. Ce témoignage brise le silence imposé par la surdité et réveille les mots pour leur rendre la parole. ... Read more

    $17.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aspergers Awareness

    Narrated by Jane Branch ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    This audiobook is designed to help you enhance your relationships with individuals affected by Asperger Syndrome. You will understand the characteristics of the condition, how it is diagnosed, and the challenges it presents to individuals and families in their personal, school and working lives. You will also learn how you can provide support and build on the strengths of those living with the ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    AMPossible

    Real-World Solutions for Amputees to Accomplish the Impossible

    Narrated by Stephen R. Thorne ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 24 min

    AMPossible is the go-to guide for every amputee from the first day after limb loss to the day they get their life back. Thousands of amputations happen each day and millions happen every single year around the world. Yet, what an amputee actually experiences minutes after surgery, what's endured through the heart-wrenching recovery, to the time they get their life back, is rarely addressed in its ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kika & Me

    How One Extraordinary Guide Dog Changed My World

    by Dr Amit Patel ...
    Narrated by Chetan Pathak ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 47 min

    'Inspiring and compelling . . . rekindles one's faith in human nature' - Andrew MarrAmit Patel is working as a trauma doctor when a rare condition causes him to lose his sight within thirty-six hours. Totally dependent on others and terrified of stepping outside with a white cane after he's assaulted, he hits rock bottom. He refuses to leave home on his own for three months. With the support of ... Read more

    $22.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unraveling

    Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age

    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 50 min

    Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human Twentieth-century neuroscience fixed the brain as the basis of consciousness, the self, identity, individuality, even life itself, obscuring the fundamental relationships between bodies and the worlds that they inhabit. In Unraveling, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gov. Markell: Hiring More People With Disabilities

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    6 min

    A new report from the National Governor's Association says states should do more to employ the 54 million Americans living with a disability, among whom only 20 percent are currently employed or looking for a job. Judy Woodruff interviews Delaware Gov. Jack Markell about his push to boost accessibility to the labor market. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Finch in My Brain

    How I forgot how to read but found how to live

    Narrated by Russell Brand, Todd Boyce ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    'It's eerily joyful to write a foreword for Martino Sclavi's book because five years ago I accepted that he was going to die.' Russell Brand.Diagnosed with fatal brain cancer, the treatment that follows renders the writer of this extraordinary memoir unable to recognise words. This is the inspiring story he can no longer read. With a foreword by Russell Brand.This is the story of a successful ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Easy Beauty

    Unabridged

    I was in a bar in Brooklyn listening to two men discuss whether or not my life was worth living. Roy was arguing that being born with a disability was a tragedy. I told him I was grateful for the experiences my body had led me through."You," he said with total certainty, "are just rationalizing the shitty hand you've been dealt."That sentence passed through me like a blade. He was right, but not ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Il laboratorio teatrale integrato “Piero Gabrielli”

    Elementi di trasferibilità di una prassi alle radici dell’inclusione

    Unabridged

    2 hours 50 min

    Una ricostruzione storica della vicenda del Laboratorio teatrale integrato Piero Gabrielli di Roma: dall’idea di teatro integrato, aperto a ragazzi disabili e non, che Piero Gabrielli si adoperò, nel 1981, per rendere realtà, fino agli anni del consolidamento.Con lo sguardo di una teatrante e formatrice, che si occupa di pedagogia, disabilità e inclusione, l'autrice delinea gli aspetti ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    For the Benefit of Those Who See

    Dispatches from the World of the Blind

    Narrated by Rosemary Mahoney ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind, Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school.Fascinated and impressed by what she learned from the blind children of Tibet, Mahoney was moved to investigate further the cultural history of blindness. As ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dive In

    Springboard into the Profitability, Productivity, and Potential of the Special Needs Workforce

    Narrated by Erin deWard ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 3 min

    Fifty-four million American adults live with a disability. Add to that tens of millions of parents of children with special needs and mature workers with age-related disabilities and the number grows. Why are these numbers important to your company, agency, organization, or school? Because these people make up the special needs workforce-a group of talented employees that you cannot afford to ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Healing without Hurting

    Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    Jennifer Giustra-Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along with other healing practices, Jennifer witnessed the kind of improvements that every parent of a similarly diagnosed child dreams of: Evan no longer grunts and screams, throws toys, hits others, or has mood swings. He no longer ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Why is job opportunity still lagging for people with disabilities?

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    8 min

    The unemployment rate for people with a disability is more than double than for those without. Even though the law bars such discrimination, it can be difficult for these Americans to get hired. But that’s not the full story: Some employers are seeing how the special abilities of workers on the autism spectrum can boost their bottom lines. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Shifting into High Gear

    One Man's Grave Diagnosis and the Epic Bike Ride That Taught Him What Matters

    by Kyle Bryant ...
    Narrated by Adam Verner ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 38 min

    Shifting into High Gear charts the course of Kyle Bryant's transformation as he journeys on a recumbent tricycle across the United States in the throes of Friedreich's ataxia, a life-shortening and disabling disease. Full of humor and reflection, it's a heroic journey of a man driven to reframe the language of disease through action and service. As you travel with Kyle during two cross-country ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Back in Action

    An American Soldier’s Story of Courage, Faith, and Fortitude

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 43 min

    They put a price on his head. They did everything they could to disrupt his mission. Finally, when an antitank mine tore off his right foot, the warriors of jihad in Iraq thought they had neutralized one of their most resourceful, determined foes. They were wrong.Refusing to let his injury stop him, Captain David Rozelle roared back into action, returning to Iraq as commander of an armored cavalry ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Looking Up

    How a Different Perspective Turns Obstacles into Advantages

    Narrated by Michele Sullivan ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 53 min

    We’ve all had moments of feeling like we didn’t belong, but imagine being born into a world where fitting in was never an option. Michele Sullivan, who has a rare form of dwarfism, shares how her physical posture taught her the most effective relational posture with others, which helped her become one of the most powerful women in philanthropy.Born with a rare form of dwarfism, Michele has spent ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    From the Periphery

    Real-Life Stories of Disability

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    From the Periphery consists of more than thirty first-person narratives of everyday people who describe what it's like to be treated differently by society because of their disabilities. The stories are raw and painful, but also surprisingly funny and deeply inspiring. The oral histories describe anger, independence, bigotry, solidarity, and love-in the family, at school, and at the workplace. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Unleash Different

    Achieving Business Success Through Disability

    by Rich Donovan ...
    Narrated by Braden Wright ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 38 min

    If you discovered a new market comprising 53% of the world’s population, would you act to invest in it?There are 1.3 billion people around the world who identify as having a disability. When you include friends and family, the disability market touches 53% of all consumers. It is the world’s largest emerging market.Unleash Different illustrates how companies like Google, PepsiCo, and Nordstrom are ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    10 Seconds That Changed My Life

    Narrated by Toni Frutin ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 52 min

    “Thursday, June 15, 2017, will be embedded in my memory forever,” says author Iain MacLeod. “I greeted the summer day eager to face the world with my usual free-spirited independence, and ended the day lying in the Intensive Care unit of a hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland, with a ventilating tube down my throat. Billions of people get out of bed every day without any problem, and that had been true ... Read more

    $8.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    What the **** is Normal?!

    Narrated by Francesca Martinez ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you’re, gasp … DISABLED?Whatever body you’re born into, the pressure to be normal is everywhere. But have you ever met a normal person? What do they look like? Where do they live? What do ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial