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 middle incapacity textbook will get a accomplished replace during this moment variation, now completely revised to incorporate all of the serious themes modern day execs want to know approximately as they paintings with those that have highbrow and developmental disabilities. delivered to you via a brand new crew of world-renowned specialists and participants, this quantity absolutely prepares destiny educators, social staff, researchers, and clinicians to supply the easiest companies and helps to teenagers and adults around the existence span. Tomorrow's execs will observe what to do and the way to do it as they organize for his or her vital paintings, and they will seek advice from this straightforward compendium 12 months after yr for info, insights, and solutions. A cornerstone textual content for any path considering highbrow and developmental disabilities—and a vital reference for each in-service professional's library.

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

  • Broad and deep, with thorough, up to date info on intervention, schooling, relatives roles, health and wellbeing matters, particular disabilities, and lots more and plenty more
  • Life span–focused, with issues starting from genetics and improvement to matters regarding aging
  • Multidisciplinary, mixing study and private stories of greater than 70 esteemed authors from diversified fields
  • Immediately appropriate, providing either the proof and sensible, real-world suggestion on assembly the person wishes of individuals with disabilities
  • Student pleasant, with studying goals, 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 themes, together with AAC and know-how, autism spectrum illness, advocacy and self-advocacy, communique demanding situations, kinfolk matters, human improvement and genetics, criminal and moral issues, and psychopharmacology

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

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