Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation

Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation

by Robert M. Hodapp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521467578

ISBN-13: 9780521467575

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

One of the first books exclusively devoted to applying the theories and approaches used in work with nonretarded children to types of retarded individuals defines the developmental approach and explores theoretical issues as they relate to retarded populations.  See more details below

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One of the first books exclusively devoted to applying the theories and approaches used in work with nonretarded children to types of retarded individuals defines the developmental approach and explores theoretical issues as they relate to retarded populations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521467575
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The developmental perspective in the field of mental retardation Robert M. Hodapp, Jacob A. Burack and Edward Zigler; 2. Differentiating mental retardation: the two-group approach and beyond Jacob A. Burack; 3. One road or many? Issues in the similar sequence hypothesis Robert M. Hodapp; 4. The similar-structure hypothesis and differential rate of development in mental retardation Peter Munday and Connie Kasari; 5. Neo-environmental perspectives on developmental theory Arnold Sameroff; 6. The role of motivational factors in the functioning of mentally retarded individuals Joseph Merighi, Mark Edison and Edward Zigler; 7. Cultural-familial mental retardation: a developmental perspective on cognitive performance and 'helpless' behavior John R. Weisz; 8. The organization and coherence of developmental processes in infants and children with Down syndrome Dante Cicchetti and Jody Ganiban; 9. Developmental issues in fragile X syndrome Elisabeth Dykens and James Leckman; 10. Deviance and developmental approaches in the study of autism Fred R. Volkmar, Jacob A. Burack and Donald J. Cohen; 11. The issues of multiple pathways in the development of handicapped children Claire B. Kopp and Susan L. Recchia; 12. Summing up and going forward: new directions in the developmental approach to mental retardation Robert M. Hodapp, Jacob A. Burack and Edward Zigler.

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