A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental by Michael L. Wehmeyer,Ivan Brown,Maire Percy,W.L. Alan

By Michael L. Wehmeyer,Ivan Brown,Maire Percy,W.L. Alan Fung,Karrie A. Shogren

The relied on center incapacity textbook will get a finished replace during this moment variation, now completely revised to incorporate all of the severe themes contemporary execs want to know approximately as they paintings with those that have highbrow and developmental disabilities. dropped at you via a brand new workforce of world-renowned specialists and participants, this quantity totally prepares destiny educators, social staff, researchers, and clinicians to supply the simplest prone and helps to childrens and adults around the lifestyles span. Tomorrow's pros will detect what to do and the way to do it as they organize for his or her vital paintings, and they're going to confer with this elementary compendium yr after yr for info, insights, and solutions. A cornerstone textual content for any path occupied with highbrow and developmental disabilities—and a vital reference for each in-service professional's library.

THE excellent middle textual content FOR highbrow AND DEVELOPMENTAL incapacity COURSES:

  • Broad and deep, with thorough, up to date info on intervention, schooling, relations roles, healthiness concerns, particular disabilities, and lots more and plenty more
  • Life span–focused, with themes starting from genetics and improvement to concerns concerning aging
  • Multidisciplinary, mixing study and private reports of greater than 70 esteemed authors from varied fields
  • Immediately appropriate, proposing either the evidence and sensible, real-world recommendation on assembly the person wishes of individuals with disabilities
  • Student pleasant, with studying pursuits, instructive case tales, stimulating questions for mirrored image, and key web resources

WHAT’S NEW: New co-editors and members * New and broadly up-to-date chapters on severe issues, together with AAC and know-how, autism spectrum ailment, advocacy and self-advocacy, communique demanding situations, relatives concerns, human improvement and genetics, felony and moral concerns, and psychopharmacology

SELECTED subject matters lined: assessment and prognosis * habit and psychological wellbeing and fitness * mind plasticity * cerebral palsy * choice making and consent * Down syndrome * early improvement and intervention * schooling * employment * epilepsy * fetal alcohol spectrum affliction * fragile X syndrome * gender concerns in developmental disabilities * overseas human rights * dietary concerns * parenting * actual health and wellbeing * provider platforms and methods * transition from tuition to grownup existence

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