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Reading Resources

Members of the HKUST community are welcome to loan the reading resources on various types of special educatinoal needs / disabilities from the DiversAbilty Team. Visit us during our opening hours (9am - 12:30pm, and 2pm - 5pm, Monday through Friday, except public holidays) at:

 

Student Affairs Office

5/F, Acadmic Building, via lift3

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

Can I Tell You About Autism / A Stroke / Depression / Dyspraxia / Eating Disorders / Peanut Allergy? A guide for friends, family and professtional

"The "Can I tell you about...? series offers simple introductions to a range of limiting conditions and other issues affect our lives. Friendly characters invite readers to learn about their experiences, the challenges they face and how they would like to be helped and supported. These books serve as excellent starting points for family and classroom discussion."

Jessica Kingsley Publishers.  2014.

 

Life Without Limits

"What would your life be like if anything were possible? Born withour arms or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an idependent, rich, fulfilling, and "ridiculously good" life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness."

Nick Vujicic,.WaterBrook Press. 2014.

 

Raising The Perfectly Impoerfect Child - Facing Challenges with Strength, Courage, and Hope

"You may lack limbs, but don't let that define what you can or can't do."

Boris Vujicic. WaterBrook Press. 2016.

 

Stand Strong -- You Can Overcome Bullying (and other stuff that keeps you down)

"With no arms, no legs, and no defense, Nick Vujicic has been a bully's target and knows that it feels like to be picked on and pushed around: It makes your stomach hurt, gives you nightmares, and feels like there is no hope in sight. NO BULLY CAN DEFINE WHO YOU ARE"

Nick Vujicic. WaterBrook Press. 2014.

 

Talk To Me: conversation strategies for parents of chilsren on the Autism Spectrum or with Speech and Language Impairments

"If your child finds talking to people a struggle, this is the book to get the conversation started!"

Heather Jones. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 2014.

 

The Autism Spectrum and Depression

"For people with autism spectrium disorder (ASD), the stresse of coping with a world that seems alien to them can often lead to depression. Written specifically for adults with ASD, this groundbreaking book offers accessible and sensitive advice on how to manage depression and make positive steps towards receovery."

Nick Dubin. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 2014.

 

This Book Will Make You Feel Beautiful

Improve your body image and learn to combat self-doubt so you feel comfortable in your own skin. See yourself differently. Combat body insecurity. Improve self-esteem. Magage emotional eating. Stop desctructive behaviours. Nuture confidence and self-belief."

Dr Jessamy Hibbred & juo Usmar. Quercus Editions Ltd. 2015.

 

This Book Will Make You Feel Mindful

Learn how your mid works so you can libve in the moment, make the most of yoru time and feel happier and more fulfilled. A mindfulness starter kit. Understand your mind. Manage worry and stress. Stop dwelling on the past. Live in the moment. Find peace."

Dr Jessamy Hibbred & juo Usmar. Quercus Editions Ltd. 2015.

 

自閉症:一種可醫治的疾病

此書主要分為兩個部分,第一部分是集結作者的臨床經驗,以及引述近年醫學界中最新的研究去探討環境因素對自閉症的形成和影響。第二部分是示範及解釋布隆貝格韻律運動訓練如何改善自閉症症狀和其他問題如ADHD、學習困難、癲癇症及運動障礙等,並向家長介紹一些可以幫助治療有這些症狀的孩子的步驟。

哈拉爾德.布隆貝格著. 陳欣蔚譯. 匯智出版有限公司. 2014年.

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共譜生命休止符:來自盼望病房的故事

死亡一直是中國人忌諱怕提的事情。靈實醫院善終服務的醫護人員,透過感情細膩的筆觸,坦誠地分享了陪伴病人走過幽谷迎向人生終點 ...

梁智達著. 基督教靈實協會出版. 2015年.

 

改變幻聽的世界

本書除了帶大家深入了解幻聽世界,還會介紹嶄新的「聲音小組」支援模式,希望為現有的精神病患治療體系帶來新氣象,邀請大家一起重新探索幻聽世界的可能性。

新生精神康復會著. 經濟日報出版社. 2016年.

 

雨後晴空:與你走過情緒變幻時

本書由不同的真實個案出發,解析都市人常見的抑鬱症、焦慮症、強迫症、社交恐懼症等情緒病。從情緒病的病因、病症、治療和預防等方面,提供專業人士的意見和引導。

朱佩娟著. ​三聯書店(香港)有限公司出版. 2013年.

 

打遍天下無右手

「無畏無懼,堅毅向前」,落在高誌樫身上,並不是勵志金句,而是他的人生寫照。這個故事由他兒時意外開始細訴,直至他成長、戀愛、結婚、工作,由職業運動員變成歷奇導師,種種助人自助的經歷,因為欠了右手,變得更加精彩。

高誌樫口述. 高綺雯筆錄. 三聯書店(香港)有限公司出版. 2015年.

 

死前會後悔的25件事:1000個臨終病患告訴你人生什麼最重要

1000名臨終病患,用自己的生命殷切細訴人生的價值與真義。作者身為臨終醫療專家,決定將這些令人深感後悔的事記錄下來,希望能透過這一個個的動人故事,刺激讀者們進一步思考,活出真正屬於自己的人生。

大津秀一著. ​詹慕如譯. 天下文化出版. 2017年.

 

凝望──君看雙眼色‧不語似無愁

被稱為聾人狀元的已故聽障教師李菁,光輝的背後,隱藏著她心靈受到歷盡的滄桑。本書收錄了過往在刊物及網上日誌,娓娓訴說她的遭遇與感受。

李菁著. 龍耳出版. 2013年.

 

我的無聲世界

一句「聾耳陳」、「聾婆」我們可能不經意地說出口, 但有聽障的人來說,就是莫大的難堪及侮辱! 作者就聽過很多遍了,她無憎恨、埋怨, 反過來去「聽」身邊人的心聲! 了解及愛他們。她喜愛繪畫, 用圖畫展示出她內裡繽紛的彩虹。

方芷盈著. 龍耳出版. 2011年.

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Cheung, Kin Chung (David)

Bachelor of Business Administration, Year 1