In this new, updated edition, industry leader Dr. Tom Pomeranz offers a wealth of strategies for supporting a person with disabilities to live a full and meaningful life. This outstanding lineup includes stories, poems, historical background and humorous illustrations. Tom makes compassionate and unequivocal arguments for the rights and freedoms of people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, or serious behavioral health issues. And, he offers the tools to back them up. Service providers and educators alike can use Tom’s observations, toolkits, illustrations and checklists for staff training, as well as courses in social work, psychology, behavioral health, special education, disability studies, and more. Learn to see with the trained eye of a veteran who can spot the wrong way, the half-way, and the best way to serve and support a person who has a disability.