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

ISBN-10: 159857602X

ISBN-13: 9781598576023

The relied on middle incapacity textbook will get a complete replace during this moment variation, now completely revised to incorporate all of the severe subject matters present day execs want to know approximately as they paintings with those who have highbrow and developmental disabilities. delivered to you by means of a brand new staff of world-renowned specialists and members, this quantity absolutely prepares destiny educators, social employees, researchers, and clinicians to supply the easiest prone and helps to young ones and adults around the existence span. Tomorrow's execs will realize what to do and the way to do it as they organize for his or her vital paintings, and they're going to check with this undemanding compendium 12 months after yr for info, insights, and solutions. A cornerstone textual content for any direction concerned with highbrow and developmental disabilities—and an important reference for each in-service professional's library.

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

  • Broad and deep, with thorough, up to date info on intervention, schooling, kin roles, healthiness concerns, particular disabilities, and masses more
  • Life span–focused, with themes starting from genetics and improvement to matters with regards to aging
  • Multidisciplinary, mixing learn and private stories of greater than 70 esteemed authors from various fields
  • Immediately acceptable, providing either the proof and useful, real-world suggestion on assembly the person wishes of individuals with disabilities
  • Student pleasant, with studying ambitions, instructive case tales, stimulating questions for mirrored image, and key net resources

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

SELECTED issues coated: assessment and analysis * habit and psychological well-being * mind plasticity * cerebral palsy * determination making and consent * Down syndrome * early improvement and intervention * schooling * employment * epilepsy * fetal alcohol spectrum affliction * fragile X syndrome * gender matters in developmental disabilities * overseas human rights * dietary issues * parenting * actual healthiness * carrier platforms and techniques * transition from university to grownup lifestyles

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