This comprehensive introduction to mental retardation is strongly based on the stages of human development. It provides an interdisciplinary perspective regarding aspects of diagnosis and intervention. Expands treatment of multicultural issues related to assessment bias, language differences, and mental retardation. Includes current research findings regarding infants, toddlers, adults, and senior citizens with mental retardation. Considers changes in the field, topics associated with new knowledge, and shifts in society's views. For people working in special education, psychology, rehabilitation, and social work.
|Publisher:||Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.75(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.05(d)|
Table of Contents
2. Multicultural Issues.
II. IDENTIFYING PEOPLE WITH MENTAL RETARDATION.
4. Understanding Intelligence and Adaptive Skills.
III. DEVELOPMENT AND CAUSATION.
6. Early Influences and Causation.
IV. MENTAL RETARDATION: PRESCHOOL AND SCHOOL YEARS.
8. The Elementary School-Age Child with Mental Retardation.
9. The Adolescent with Mental Retardation and the Transitional Years.
V. ADULTHOOD AND MENTAL RETARDATION.
11. The Older Person with Mental Retardation.
VI. FAMILY AND SOCIAL ISSUES.
13. Social and Ethical Issues.