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

The relied on middle incapacity textbook will get a complete replace during this moment variation, now completely revised to incorporate all of the severe themes present day execs want to know approximately as they paintings with those that have highbrow and developmental disabilities. dropped at 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 companies and helps to little ones and adults around the existence span. Tomorrow's execs will observe what to do and the way to do it as they arrange for his or her very important paintings, and they will discuss with this straightforward compendium 12 months after yr for info, insights, and solutions. A cornerstone textual content for any path concerned with highbrow and developmental disabilities—and a vital 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 details on intervention, schooling, kinfolk roles, future health matters, particular disabilities, and lots more and plenty more
  • Life span–focused, with subject matters starting from genetics and improvement to concerns relating to aging
  • Multidisciplinary, mixing study and private reviews of greater than 70 esteemed authors from assorted fields
  • Immediately acceptable, 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 net resources

WHAT’S NEW: New co-editors and individuals * New and broadly up to date chapters on severe issues, together with AAC and expertise, autism spectrum illness, advocacy and self-advocacy, conversation demanding situations, relatives concerns, human improvement and genetics, criminal and moral concerns, and psychopharmacology

SELECTED issues coated: assessment and prognosis * habit and psychological overall healthiness * mind plasticity * cerebral palsy * selection making and consent * Down syndrome * early improvement and intervention * schooling * employment * epilepsy * fetal alcohol spectrum illness * fragile X syndrome * gender concerns in developmental disabilities * foreign human rights * dietary issues * parenting * actual well-being * provider platforms and methods * transition from tuition to grownup existence

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