Children with disabilities / edited by Mark L. Batshaw, Louis Pellegrino, Nancy J. Roizen.

[This is a] textbook for professionals preparing to work with children with disabilities and their families.... Readers will get the very latest research on a wide range of disabilities including: intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, attention deficits and hy...

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Other Authors: Batshaw, Mark L., 1945-, Pellegrino, Louis., Roizen, Nancy J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub., c2007.
Edition:6th ed.
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Summary:[This is a] textbook for professionals preparing to work with children with disabilities and their families.... Readers will get the very latest research on a wide range of disabilities including: intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, attention deficits and hyperactivity, Down syndrome, communication disorders, neural tube defects, traumatic brain injury, and more. Readers will also learn from new and expanded content on key topics, such as prenatal and newborn screening, patterns in development, epidemiology, movement disorders, cognitive testing and screening, toxins, fetal infections, X-linked intellectual disability, and psychiatric disorders, This comprehensive text covers all of the developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues.... With this essential text from the most respected voices in the disability field, professionals and students will have the broad and deep knowledge they need to work effectively with children with disabilities and help them reach their full potential. -Back cover.
Physical Description:xl, 792 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781557668585 (hardcover)
1557668582 (hardcover)