Children Adapt: A Theory of Sensorimotor-sensory Development
Children Adapt provides a developmental approach to pediatric rehabilitation and a theoretical framework for the evaluation and treatment of children.
This extensive revision of the successful first edition now includes stated learning objectives, self-study questions and identification of key points, allowing the book to be used more effectively as a student textbook as well as a practitioner's reference. New material has been added to reflect the most up-to-date trends in the field of pediatric development, creating an innovative, insightful learning tool.
Highlights of this revised edition include:
An overview of the rudiments of theory building.
New material discussing application of theory to pediatric rehabilitation.
Explicit discussions of occupational performance skills.
A comprehensive glossary of terms.
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