Summary: This comprehensive textbook gives students in any discipline extensive coverage of the developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues they'll face in their work with children with disabilities. They'll explore the beginning of life from conception to infancy, including factors in each stage that can cause disability; learn about child development, including physical development and preventable threats; go in-depth on specific developmental disa ...show morebilities they'll likely encounter; and find guidelines on conducting interventions, managing outcomes, and working with families.
This classic text includes learning objectives, case stories, a glossary of key terms, and appendices about medications and syndromes & inborn errors of metabolism. Plus its FREE Course Companion Web Site -- featuring links for each chapter, PowerPoint slides, new case studies, and study guides -- cements this as the perfect text for any class!
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