Intellectual Disability: Understanding Its Development, by James C. M.D. Harris

By James C. M.D. Harris

it truly is envisioned that 7.2 million humans within the usa have psychological retardation or linked impairments - a spectrum now often called "intellectual disability." This publication offers pros with the newest and most desirable details on those disabilities. It makes use of a developmental viewpoint and studies a few of the different types of highbrow disabilities, discusses methods to type, prognosis, and acceptable interventions, and offers info on assets which may provide extra support. Case examples are incorporated in every one part to spotlight particular diagnostic and remedy matters. The emphasis during this ebook is at the improvement of the individual, the supply of interventions for behavioral and emotional difficulties linked to highbrow incapacity, and the confident aid worthwhile for self-determination. It discusses the facilitation of transitions during the lifespan from infancy to adulthood and outdated age. also, the ebook stories reviews for behavioral and emotional difficulties, genetic elements, applicable psychosocial, scientific, and pharmacological interventions, and kinfolk and group support.

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