Children With DisabilitiesBook - 2007
Now available in a completely revised sixth edition, this is the leading textbook for professionals preparing to work with children with disabilities and their families. A trusted bestseller since the first edition was published more than 25 years ago, Children with Disabilities has been reviewed and updated by leading authorities. Readers will get the very latest research on a wide range of disabilities including: intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, attention deficits and hyperactivity, Down syndrome, communication disorders, neural tube defects, traumatic brain injury, and more. Readers will also learn from new and expanded content on key topics, such as prenatal and newborn screening, patterns in development, epidemiology, movement disorders, cognitive testing and screening, toxins, fetal infections, X-linked intellectual disability, and psychiatric disorders, This comprehensive text covers all of the developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues included in previous editions, and also includes student-friendly features: chapter objectives, vivid vignettes, a glossary of key terms, more than 200 helpful illustrations, and extensive appendices about cognitive testing and screening, medications, resources, syndromes, and inborn errors of metabolism. With this essential text from the most respected voices in the disability field, professionals and students will have the broad and deep knowledge they need to work effectively with children with disabilities and help them reach their full potential. Book jacket.
Edition: 6th edition
Characteristics: xl, 792 pages :,illustrations ;,26 cm.