Summary: The most complete book available on children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this core textbook is perfect for any course focused on disabilities. No other text on this subject is all of these things at once: broad and deep, with thorough, up-to-date information on intervention, education, family roles, health issues, specific disabilities such as Down syndrome and autism, and much more; lifespan-focused, with topics ranging from genetics and development ...show moreto aging issues; immediately applicable, presenting not just the facts but also practical, real-world advice on working with people with disabilities and meeting their individual needs; and multidisciplinary, blending the research and personal experiences of more than 70 world-renowned authors from diverse fields. Learning objectives, instructive case stories, stimulating questions for reflection, and key Internet resources help make this a user-friendly textbook one that students and professionals will refer to for years to come. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 07
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