ERIC Number: ED399748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Second Edition.
McLaughlin, Phillip J., Ed.; Wehman, Paul, Ed.
This book presents 19 chapters on life span perspectives and service issues for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. The book presents best practices and provides a view of the range of services necessary to work with people who have those disabilities. It is intended to provide a core reference for providers in the helping disciplines and makes extensive use of case studies to demonstrate key concepts. Chapter titles and authors are: (1) "Service Delivery" (Pamela Wolfe and others); (2) "Early Intervention" (Rebecca Anderson Weissman and David C. Littman); (3) "Going to School" (Kathryn A. Blake and others); (4) "Transition from School to Adulthood" (Katherine Inge and others); (5) "Growing Older" (Michael Malone and Nancy Kropf); (6) "Mild Mental Retardation" (John Langone); (7) "Severe Mental Retardation" (William R. Sharpton and Michael D. West); (8) "Cerebral Palsy" (Katherine Inge); (9) "Seizure Disorders" (Elizabeth Perry-Varner); (10) "Behavioral Disabilities" (Elaine Clark); (11) "Autistic Disorder" (Ronald C. Eaves); (12) "Self-Injurious Behavior" (David Pitonyak); (13) "Deaf-Blind" (JoAnn M. Marchant); (14) "Learning Disabilities" (William N. Bender); (15) "Case Management" (Susan Neal and Beth Gilson); (16) "Community-Based Vocational Training" (Katherine Inge and others); (17) "Supported Employment" (Paul Wehman and Wendy Parent); (18) "Supported Living and Collaborative Transition" (Tom J. Clees); and (19) "Social Security" (Susan O'Mara and John Kregel). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Autism, Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf Blind, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Housing, Independent Living, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, School Readiness, Seizures, Self Injurious Behavior, Severe Mental Retardation, Supported Employment, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Transitional Programs, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
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