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

The depended on center incapacity textbook will get a entire replace during this moment variation, now completely revised to incorporate the entire serious issues modern pros want to know approximately as they paintings with those that have highbrow and developmental disabilities. dropped at you via a brand new group of world-renowned specialists and participants, this quantity absolutely prepares destiny educators, social staff, researchers, and clinicians to supply the simplest providers and helps to teenagers and adults around the existence span. Tomorrow's pros will realize what to do and the way to do it as they organize for his or her very important paintings, and they're going to consult with this common compendium 12 months after 12 months for info, insights, and solutions. A cornerstone textual content for any path thinking about highbrow and developmental disabilities—and an important reference for each in-service professional's library.

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

  • Broad and deep, with thorough, up to date info on intervention, schooling, kinfolk roles, healthiness concerns, particular disabilities, and lots more and plenty more
  • Life span–focused, with subject matters starting from genetics and improvement to matters with regards to aging
  • Multidisciplinary, mixing learn and private reviews of greater than 70 esteemed authors from different fields
  • Immediately appropriate, featuring either the proof and useful, real-world suggestion on assembly the person wishes of individuals with disabilities
  • Student pleasant, with studying targets, instructive case tales, stimulating questions for mirrored image, and key web resources

WHAT’S NEW: New co-editors and individuals * New and commonly up-to-date chapters on serious issues, together with AAC and expertise, autism spectrum ailment, advocacy and self-advocacy, verbal exchange demanding situations, family members matters, human improvement and genetics, felony and moral concerns, and psychopharmacology

SELECTED themes coated: assessment and analysis * habit and psychological future health * mind plasticity * cerebral palsy * selection making and consent * Down syndrome * early improvement and intervention * schooling * employment * epilepsy * fetal alcohol spectrum sickness * fragile X syndrome * gender matters in developmental disabilities * overseas human rights * dietary concerns * parenting * actual healthiness * provider structures and ways * transition from college to grownup existence

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