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Children With Disabilities

Children With Disabilities - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-1557668585

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Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Published: 2007
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Children With Disabilities - 6TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1557668585

Mark L. Batshaw, Louis Pellegrino and Nancy J. Roizen

ISBN13: 978-1557668585
ISBN10: 1557668582
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Professionals, families, and students can rely on this fully illustrated, comprehensive resource for all of their disability reference needs. Along with extensive coverage of genetics, heredity, pre- and postnatal development, specific disabilities, family roles, and intervention, this edition features new chapters on substance abuse, AIDS, Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, behavior management, transitions to adulthood, and health care in the 21st century. It also reveals the causes of many conditions that can lead to developmental disabilities. The convenient selection of appendices includes a new one that describes the properties and uses of a wide variety of medications.

Table of Contents

Genetics and developmental disabilities p. 3
Development before birth p. 23
Having a baby : the birth process p. 35
The first weeks of life p. 47
Environmental toxins p. 61
Infections and the fetus p. 71
Birth defects and prenatal diagnosis p. 83
Newborn screening : opportunities for prevention of developmental disabilities p. 97
Premature and small-for-dates infants p. 107
Nutrition and children with disabilities p. 125
Vision : our window to the world p. 137
Hearing : sounds and silences p. 157
The brain and nervous system p. 185
Muscles, bones, and nerves p. 203
Patterns in development and disability p. 217
Epidemiology of developmental disabilities p. 231
Developmental delay and intellectual disability p. 245
Down syndrome p. 263
X-linked syndromes causing intellectual disability p. 275
Inborn errors of metabolism p. 285
Behavioral and psychiatric disorders in children with disabilities p. 297
Communication disorders p. 313
Autism spectrum disorders p. 325
Attention deficits and hyperactivity p. 345
Specific learning disabilities p. 367
Cerebral palsy p. 387
Movement disorders p. 409
Neural tube defects p. 419
Epilepsy p. 439
Traumatic brain injury p. 461
Feeding p. 479
Dental care : promoting health and preventing disease p. 499
Early intervention p. 511
Special education services p. 523
Behavioral principles, assessment, and therapy p. 539
Technological assistance p. 557
Physical therapy and occupational therapy p. 571
Exercise, sports, and recreation p. 581
Ethical dilemmas p. 591
Caring and coping : helping the family of a child with a disability p. 601
Future expectations : transition from adolescence to adulthood p. 613
Health care delivery systems and financing issues p. 623
Glossary p. 635
Syndromes and inborn errors of metabolism p. 663
Commonly used medications p. 699
Childhood disabilities resources, services, and organizations p. 719
Cognitive testing and screening testing p. 745
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