Developmental Disabilities: Etiology, Assessment, Intervention, and Integration / Edition 1

Developmental Disabilities: Etiology, Assessment, Intervention, and Integration / Edition 1

by W. Larry Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1878978497

ISBN-13: 9781878978493

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

This study examines current scholarship in the field of developmental disabilities field from a perspective that recognizes the importance of both 'people' issues and 'technical' advances. It presents contributions from many of the best researchers, clinicians, educators, and service administrators working with developmental disabilities, examining the causes and

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This study examines current scholarship in the field of developmental disabilities field from a perspective that recognizes the importance of both 'people' issues and 'technical' advances. It presents contributions from many of the best researchers, clinicians, educators, and service administrators working with developmental disabilities, examining the causes and assessment of and interventions for a range of challenges. Developmental Disabilities also provides descriptions of recent developments from some of the most recognized leaders on issues of integration and accessibility of psychological and educational services.

The basic research topics examined include advances in genetics, behavioral phenotypes, and learning. Treatment topics include pharmaceutical interventions, functional behavioral assessment, movement disorders, basic learning abilities test, autism, motivation and mand training, emotional recognition, psychopathology, depression, and the elderly. There is a discussion of community integration including changes in special education law, person-centered planning and management, staff training, and improvement of services.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878978493
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Context Press Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introductionviii
Part 1Advances in Basic Research
Chapter 1Advances in the Genetics of Developmental Disabilities13
Chapter 2Behavioral Phenotypes In Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Implications for Research and Intervention63
Chapter 3Recent Advances in Discrimination Learning with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities81
Part 2Advances in Clinical Treatment
Chapter 4Pharmaceutical Interventions and Developmental Disabilities105
Chapter 5Innovation in Functional Behavioral Assessment125
Chapter 6Assessment and Treatment of Tics and Repetitive Movement Disorders141
Chapter 7Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities Test: Recent Research and Future Directions161
Chapter 8Autism177
Chapter 9A Behavioral Analysis of Motivation and its Relation to Mand Training199
Chapter 10Emotional Recognition and Mental Retardation221
Chapter 11Developmental Disabilities and Psychopathology: Rehabilitation and Recovery Focused Services243
Chapter 12Depression in Persons with Mental Retardation259
Chapter 13Supporting Behavioral Repertoires in Elderly Persons with Developmental Disabilities283
Part 3Community Integration
Chapter 14Improving Educational Opportunities for Students with Developmental Disabilities: Advancement through Changes in Special Education Law299
Chapter 15Implementing and Researching Person-Centered Planning315
Chapter 16Research to Practice: Management, Staff Training, and Improvement of Services331

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