Handbook of Developmental Disabilities

Overview

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about developmental disabilities: neuroscientific and genetic foundations; the impact on health, learning, and behavior; and effective educational and clinical practices. Leading authorities analyze what works in intervening with diverse children and families, from infancy through the school years and the transition to adulthood. Chapters present established and emerging approaches to promoting communication and language abilities, academic ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (13) from $17.89   
  • New (6) from $64.47   
  • Used (7) from $17.89   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$64.47
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(100)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2007 Hardcover New Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!

Ships from: Skokie, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$64.47
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(66)

Condition: New
2007 Hardcover New Ships same or next business day. NO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS PLEASE.

Ships from: Lexington, KY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$98.39
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(4506)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Horcott Rd, Fairford, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$114.87
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(17718)

Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$128.87
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10469)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$171.59
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(884)

Condition: New
1593854854 Brand New. Exact book as advertised. Delivery in 4-14 business days (not calendar days). We are not able to expedite delivery.

Ships from: Romulus, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about developmental disabilities: neuroscientific and genetic foundations; the impact on health, learning, and behavior; and effective educational and clinical practices. Leading authorities analyze what works in intervening with diverse children and families, from infancy through the school years and the transition to adulthood. Chapters present established and emerging approaches to promoting communication and language abilities, academic skills, positive social relationships, and vocational and independent living skills. Current practices in positive behavior support are discussed, as are strategies for supporting family adaptation and resilience.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
"Makes available to the wider disability community a comprehensive synopsis of current knowledge in our field....The editors have assembled a 'who's who' of researchers in our field....This is a text that should find its way onto the curricula of all academic programs, as required reading for future practitioners in our field. It should be available to policy makers in government departments....It is a valuable source of information that should be available to managers and staff in all services providing support to people with disability."—Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
From the Publisher
"This is a much-needed work that cuts across traditional disability classifications and focuses on what can be done and for whom. The editors have assembled a superb group of internationally recognized experts to provide cutting-edge perspectives on key issues in the field of developmental disabilities. Unique aspects of this extremely well-written book are its lifespan perspective and its emphasis on the integration of science and practice. This volume has something for everyone. It is a very informative and timely resource for researchers, practitioners, and policy analysts, and will be an excellent text for students and advanced trainees in psychology, education, communication disorders, medicine, public policy, and disability studies."—William E. MacLean, Jr., PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming; Editor, American Journal on Mental Retardation

"Odom and his colleagues have assembled some of the very best minds in the field of developmental disabilities to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of fundamental issues. Spanning topics from genetics to intervention to family issues, the Handbook is an outstanding resource for graduate students and professionals."—Geraldine Dawson, PhD, Autism Center and Department of Psychology, University of Washington

"This well-written and comprehensive handbook is the most thorough and up-to-date volume available on evidence-based practice, research, and policy issues related to developmental disabilities. Written by the most knowledgeable leaders in the field, each chapter will serve as an invaluable reference on critical issues that cut across the disciplines of education, health care, and social services. The Handbook is essential reading for anyone who cares about making current knowledge a prelude to a bright future for people with developmental disabilities and their families."—Michael L. Hardman, PhD, Department of Teaching and Learning and Department of Special Education, University of Utah
 

"The field of developmental disabilities has undergone tremendous change and rethinking over the past 25 years. The current zeitgeist is reflected in many diagnostic, educational, therapeutic, legal, and social policy advances, and in the evolution of our overall view of health, wellness, and disability. This handbook comprehensively and eloquently captures these changes and advances. This is a 'must read' for anyone—practitioner, researcher, student, or advocate—with an interest in individuals with developmental disabilities."—Steven I. Pfeiffer, PhD, Doctoral Program in Combined Counseling and School Psychology, Florida State University
 
"Reading the chapters of this first-rate handbook is like attending a series of master lectures, where all of the presenters are well grounded in history, able to explain scientific findings clearly, and deeply caring about the topic—namely, individuals whose lives are touched by developmental disabilities. This is the reference that every student of human development and every practitioner needs!"—Sharon Landesman Ramey, PhD, Center on Health and Education, Georgetown University

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Journal
"I was impressed by the breadth of the content, ranging from medication to schooling and employment, while the book's structure and index made it easy to find my way around. This is a book that I will use as a starting point when I have to work up a topic in this field."—Child and Adolescent Mental Health Journal
Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
"The book is recommended for departmental and hospital libraries."—Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593854850
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/22/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 654
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Samuel L. Odom, PhD, is Director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His current work focuses on the efficacy of preschool readiness programs for at-risk children, treatment efficacy of early intervention for young children with autism, and professional development related to autism spectrum disorder.

Robert H. Horner, PhD, is Alumni-Knight Professor of Special Education and interim Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. His research interests focus on positive behavior support, applied behavior analysis, stimulus control, instructional technology, severe disabilities, and sustainable systems change.

Martha E. Snell, PhD, is Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where she is also coordinator of the Special Education Program. Her current research addresses positive behavior support and beginning communication.

Jan Blacher, PhD, is Professor of Education and Faculty Chair of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside. Her research addresses intellectual disability/mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, family issues, and special education programming.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

I Foundations 1

1 The Construct of Developmental Disabilities Samuel L. Odom Robert H. Horner Martha E. Snell Jan Blacher 3

2 Public Policy and Developmental Disabilities: A 35-Year Retrospective and a 5-Year Prospective Based on the Core Concepts of Disability Policy H. Rutherford Turnbull, III Matthew J. Stowe Ann P. Turnbull Mary Suzanne Schrandt 15

3 Disability Research Methodology: Current Issues and Future Challenges Zolinda Stoneman 35

4 Race, Culture, and Developmental Disabilities Janette K. Klingner Wanda J. Blanchett Beth Harry 55

II Current Issues In Health, Neuroscience, And Genetics 77

5 General Health Wendy M. Nehring Cecily L. Betz 79

6 Advances in Genetics Nicole R. Tartaglia Robin L. Hansen Randi J. Hagerman 98

7 Neuroscience of Developmental Disabilities Curt A. Sandman Aaron S. Kemp 129

III Early Intervention 159

8 Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Disabilities Carl J. Dunst 161

9 Trends and Issues in Interventions for Preschoolers with Developmental Disabilities Judith J. Carta Na Young Kong 181

10 Early Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Samuel L. Odom Sally Rogers Christopher J. McDougle Kara Hume Gail McGee 199

11 Communication Intervention for Young Children with Disabilities: Naturalistic Approaches to Promoting Development Ann P. Kaiser J. Alacia Trent 224

IV School-Age Education And Intervention 247

12 Advances in Instruction Martha E. Snell 249

13 Inclusive Education Pam Hunt John McDonnell 269

14 Academic Skills: Reading and Mathematics Diane M. Browder Katherine Trela Susan L. Gibbs Shawnee Wakeman Amber A. Harris 292

15 Social Interaction Interventions:Promoting Socially Supportive Environments and Teaching New Skills Erik W. Carter Carolyn Hughes 310

16 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Brenda Fossett Pat Mirenda 330

17 Physical Activity and Youth with Developmental Disabilities Georgia C. Frey 349

V Postschool And Adult Issues 367

18 Transition and Quality of Life Linda M. Bambara Barbara A. Wilson Molly McKenzie 371

19 Employment David Mank 390

20 Living with Support in the Community: Factors Associated with Quality-of-Life Outcome David Felce Jonathan Perry 410

21 Independent Living Roger J. Stancliffe K. Charlie Lakin 429

22 Adult Social Relationships Janis Chadsey 449

VI Behavior Supports 467

23 Positive Behavior Support and Developmental Disabilities: A Summary and Analysis of Research Glen Dunlap Edward G. Carr 469

24 Mental Health Supports in Developmental Disabilities Dimitrios Paschos Nick Bouras 483

25 Psychotherapeutic Medications and Positive Behavior Support Travis Thompson Tim Moore Frank Symons 501

VII Family Issues 529

26 Families in Context: Influences on Coping and Adaptation Jan Blacher Chris Hatton 531

27 Family Impact in Adulthood Julie J. Lounds Marsha Mailick Seltzer 552

28 Families as Partners in Educational Decision Making: Current Implementation and Future Directions Ann P. Turnbull Nina Zuna H. Rutherford Turnbull, III Denise Poston Jean Ann Summers 570

VIII International Perspectives And Future Directions 591

29 International Perspectives Eric Emerson Glenn T. Fujiura Chris Hatton 593

30 Reflections on the Future of Research in Developmental Disabilities Steven F. Warren 614

Author Index 625

Subject Index 643

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)