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ERIC Number: ED573284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 784
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISBN: 978-1-59857-602-3
A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Second Edition
Wehmeyer, Michael L.. Ed.; Brown, Ivan, Ed.; Percy, Maire, Ed.; Fung, W. L. Alan, Ed.; Shogren, Karrie A., Ed.
Brookes Publishing Company
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this volume fully prepares future educators, social workers, researchers, and clinicians to provide the best services and supports to children and adults across the life span. Tomorrow's professionals will discover what to do and how to do it as they prepare for their important work, and they'll refer to this user-friendly compendium year after year for information, insights, and answers. A cornerstone text for any course focused on intellectual and developmental disabilities--and an essential reference for every in-service professional's library. The book's contents include: About the Editors, Contributors, an Introduction, Acknowledgements, and fifty chapters divided over seven parts. Part 1: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Today's Context (contains chapters 1-8): (1) What Is Meant by the Terms Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disabilities? (Ivan Brown, Michael L. Wehmeyer, and Karrie A. Shogren); (2) Historical Overview of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Ivan Brown, John P. Radford, and Michael L. Wehmeyer); (3) Changing Perspectives on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Michael Bach); (4) Trends and Issues in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Trevor R. Parmenter and James R. Thompson); (5) International Human Rights and Intellectual Disability (Paula Campos Pinto, Marcia H. Rioux, and Bengt Lindqvist); (6) Advocacy and Legal Considerations to Ensure Civil Rights (Peter Blanck, Tina Campanella, and Jonathan G. Martinis); (7) Self-Advocacy (Karrie A. Shogren); and (8) Making Services More Effective Through Research and Evaluation: An Introductory Guide (Barry J. Isaacs). Part 2: Human Development (contains chapters 9-12): (9) Introduction to Early Development: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (Maire Percy and Chet D. Johnson); (10) Introduction to Genetics, Genomics, Epigenetics, and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Maire Percy, Sheldon Z. Lewkis, Miles D. Thompson, Ivan Brown, Deborah Barbouth, and F. Daniel Armstrong); (11) Introduction to the Nervous Systems (William MacKay and Maire Percy); and (12) Brain Plasticity (Jan Scholz and Jason P. Lerch). Part 3: Etiology and Conditions (contains chapters 13-23): (13) Factors Causing or Contributing to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Maire Percy, Ivan Brown, and Wai Lun Alan Fung); (14) Down Syndrome (Anna J. Esbensen and William E. MacLean, Jr.); (15) Fragile X Syndrome (Cynthia J. Forster-Gibson and Jeanette Jeltje Anne Holden); (16) Autism Spectrum Disorder (Adrienne Perry, Julie Koudys, Glen Dunlap, and Anne Black); (17) 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (Nancy J. Butcher, Erik Boot, Joanne C. Y. Loo, Donna McDonald-McGinn, Anne S. Bassett, and Wai Lun Alan Fung; (18) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Part I: Diagnosis, Neurobehavioral Functions, and Interventions in Children (Catherine McClain, E. Louise Kodituwakku, and Piyadasa W. Kodituwakku); (19) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Part II: Challenges in Adulthood (Valerie K. Temple, Leeping Tao, and Trudy Clifford); (20) Cerebral Palsy (Darcy Fehlings and Carolyn Hunt); (21) Other Syndromes and Conditions Associated with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Maire Percy, Miles D. Thompson, Ivan Brown, Wai Lun Alan Fung, and Others); (22) Epilepsy W. McIntyre Burnham; and (23) Introduction to Behavior and Mental Health (Maire Percy, Wai Lun Alan Fung, Ivan Brown, and Angela Hassiotis). Part 4: Support and Intervention (contains chapters 24-32): (24) An Introduction to Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions, and Services (Ivan Brown and Maire Percy); (25) Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disability Service Systems and Service Approaches (Ivan Brown, Diane Galambos, Denise Poston Stahl, and Ann P. Turnbull); (26) The Roles, Skills, and Competencies of Direct Support Professionals (Amy S. Hewitt and Matthew Bogenschutz); (27) Responding to Cultural and Linguistic Differences Among People with Intellectual Disability (Tawara D. Goode, Wendy Alegra Jones, and Joan Christopher); (28) Behavioral Intervention (Rosemary A. Condillac and Daniel Baker); (29) Challenging Families, Challenging Service Systems: A Positive Intervention Model (J. Dale Munro); (30) Psychopharmacology in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Jessica A. Hellings and Kenneth Boss); (31) Speech, Language, and Communication Assessments and Interventions (Nancy Brady and Laura Hahn); (32) Augmentative and Alternative Communication (Cathy Binger and Jennifer Kent-Walsh). Part 5: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Through the Life Span (contains chapters 33-44): (33) The First 1,000 Days of Fetal and Infant Development (Maire Percy, Karolina Machalek, Ivan Brown, Paula E. Pasquali, and Wai Lun Alan Fung); (34) Early Intervention for Young Children (Elaine B. Frankel, Kathryn Underwood, and Peggy Goldstein); (35) Maltreatment of Children with Developmental Disabilities (Ann Fudge Schormans and Dick Sobsey); (36) Education for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Michael L. Wehmeyer, Karrie A. Shogren, and Ivan Brown); (37) The Transition from School to Adult Life (Ivan Brown, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Kristine Weist Webb, and Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore); (38) Work and Employment for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Richard G. Luecking and Amy Dwyre D'Agati); (39) Lifestyles of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Pat Rogan); (40) Providing Support that Enhances a Family's Quality of Life (Heather M. Aldersey, Ann P. Turnbull, and Patricia Minnes); (41) Sexuality and People Who Have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: From Myth to Emerging Practices (Dorothy Griffiths, Stephanie Ioannou, and Jordan Hoath); (42) Parenting by People with Intellectual Disability (Marjorie Aunos, Maurice Feldman, Ella Callow, Traci LaLiberte, and Elizabeth Lightfoot); (43) Gender Issues in Developmental Disabilities (Kruti Acharya, Abigail Schindler, and Tamar Heller); and (44) Aging (Philip McCallion, Nancy Jokinen, and Matthew P. Janicki). Part 6: Health (contains chapters 45-49): (45) Ethics of Decision Making and Consent in People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (John Heng and William F. Sullivan); (46) Physical Health (Tom Cheetham and Shirley McMillan); (47) People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs (Jane Summers, Robert Fletcher, and Elspeth Bradley); (48) Nutritional Considerations for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Diana R. Mager); and (49) Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Implications for People with Down Syndrome and Other Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (Vee P. Prasher, Matthew P. Janicki, Emoke Jozsvai, Joseph M. Berg, John S. Lovering, Ambreen Rashid, Wai Lun Alan Fung, and Maire Percy). Part 7: The Future (contains chapter 50): Future Trends and Advances in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Michael L. Wehmeyer and Karrie A. Shogren). An index is also included.
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Language: English
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