Handbook of Mental Retardation and Development

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This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation. Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas. These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well as of maladaptive behavior and psychopathology. In addition to a focus on individuals with mental retardation themselves,...
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Overview

This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation. Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas. These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well as of maladaptive behavior and psychopathology. In addition to a focus on individuals with mental retardation themselves, familial and other "ecological" factors have influenced developmental approaches to mental retardation. Comprised of twenty-seven chapters on various aspects of development, this handbook provides a timely, comprehensive guide to understanding mental retardation and development.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Nuhad D. Dinno, MD (University of Washington School of Medicine)
Description: The developmental approach to mental retardation has dramatically evolved in the last ten to fifteen years. With the diversity and expansion of research in developmental biology and its application to mental retardation, a useful text is needed for professionals in the field of developmental disabilities to add to their reference libraries. This book fills that need.
Purpose: The expressed purpose is to address various aspects of development and provide a better understanding of the functioning of people with mental retardation.
Audience: The target audience is practitioners in the fields of psychology, education, speech and language pathology, and social work. It is a reference book for graduate students. Developmental pediatricians will find it a useful reference.
Features: This book reviews several aspects in the developmental approach to mental retardation. It addresses some aspects of normal development and its application to a wider population of persons with mental retardation. The contributors discuss how a variety of environments influence and are influenced by the person with mental retardation. They also cover some aspects of social and emotional development of persons with mental retardation.
Assessment: In my opinion, this is a useful reference for graduate students and for professionals in the fields of psychology, education, social work, and speech and language. It can be consulted for a quick review or used as a resource for an in-depth review. More illustrations and tables would have been of value to the reader.
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"There are also excellent review chapters on neuropsychology and genetics and helpful contributions related to family issues, such as the impact on families generally and on siblings and mother-child interactions more specifically." Patricia Howlin, Contemporary Psychology APA Review
Nuhad D. Dinno
The developmental approach to mental retardation has dramatically evolved in the last ten to fifteen years. With the diversity and expansion of research in developmental biology and its application to mental retardation, a useful text is needed for professionals in the field of developmental disabilities to add to their reference libraries. This book fills that need. The expressed purpose is to address various aspects of development and provide a better understanding of the functioning of people with mental retardation. The target audience is practitioners in the fields of psychology, education, speech and language pathology, and social work. It is a reference book for graduate students. Developmental pediatricians will find it a useful reference. This book reviews several aspects in the developmental approach to mental retardation. It addresses some aspects of normal development and its application to a wider population of persons with mental retardation. The contributors discuss how a variety of environments influence and are influenced by the person with mental retardation. They also cover some aspects of social and emotional development of persons with mental retardation. In my opinion, this is a useful reference for graduate students and for professionals in the fields of psychology, education, social work, and speech and language. It can be consulted for a quick review or used as a resource for an in-depth review. More illustrations and tables would have been of value to the reader.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521446686
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 764
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 1.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation: 1. Developmental approaches to mental retardation Robert M. Hodapp, Jacob A. Burack, and Edward Zigler; 2. The organization and the environment: implications for understanding mental retardation Frances Degan Horowitz and Calliope Haritos; 3. Genetic perspectives on mental retardation Emily Simonoff, Patrick Bolton and Michael Rutter; 4. Towards a neuropsychology of mental retardation Bruce F. Pennington and Loisa Bennetto; 5. Resolving the developmental-difference debate: an evaluation of the triarchic and systems theory models Dianne Bennett-Gates and Edward Zigler; Part II.Cognitive and Linguistic Development: 6. Sensorimotor development and developmental disabilities Carl J. Dunst; 7. Early communication skill acquisition and developmental disorders Peter Mundy and Stephen Sheinkopf; 8. Early language development in children with mental retardation Helen Tager-Flusberg and Kate Sullivan; 9. Emergence of symbolic play: perspectives from typical and atypical development Marjorie Beeghly; 10. Language in mental retardation: associations with and dissociations from general cognition Ann E. Fowler; 11. Modularity in developmental cognitive neuropsychology: evidence from autism and Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome Simon Baron-Cohen; 12. Understanding the development of attention in persons with mental retardation: challenging the myths Grace Iarocci and Jacob A. Burack; 13. The development of strategy use and metacognitive processing in mental retardation: some sources of difficulty James M. Bebko and Helen Luhaorg; Part III. Social and Emotional Development: 14. Social and emotional development in children with mental retardation Connie Kasari and Nirit Bauminger; 15. Outerdirections in individuals with and without mental retardation: a review Jane Bybee and Edward Zigler; 16. Development of the self-concept in children with mental retardation: organismic and contextual factors David W. Evans; 17. Adaptation through the life span Andrea G. Zetlin and Gale M. Morrison; 18. Life course perspectives in mental retardation research: the case of family caregiving Marty Wyngaarden Krauss and Marsha Mailick Seltzer; 19. Development of adaptive behavior in persons with mental retardation Katherine A. Loveland and Belgin Tunali-Kotoski; 20. Maladaptive behavior and dual diagnosis in persons with genetic syndromes Elisabeth M. Dykens; 21. A developmental approach to psychopathology in people with mild mental retardation Marion Glick; Part IV. Environmental Issues: 22. The environment of the child with mental retardation: risk, vulnerabilty and resilience Charles W. Greenbaum and Judith G. Auerbach; 23. Maternal reactions to children with mental retardation Johanna Shapiro, Jan Blacher and Steven R. Lopez; 24. Mother-child interactions and the development of children with mental retardation Kofi Marfo, Cynthia F. Dedrick and Nancy Barbour; 25. Research on siblings of children with mental retardation: contributions of developmental theory and etiology Zolinda Stoneman; 26. Mental retardation: The impact upon the family Patricia Minnes.
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