Handbook of Intellectual Disabilities: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice
Johnny L. Matson
Springer Nature, Sep 3, 2019 - Psychology - 1133 pages
This handbook offers a comprehensive review of intellectual disabilities (ID). It examines historical perspectives and foundational principles in the field. The handbook addresses philosophy of care for individuals with ID, as well as parent and professional issues and organizations, staffing, and working on multidisciplinary teams. Chapters explore issues of client protection, risk factors of ID, basic research issues, and legal concerns. In addition, chapters include information on evidence-based assessments and innovative treatments to address a variety of behaviors associated with ID. The handbook provides an in-depth analysis of comorbid physical disorders, such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and seizures, and developmental coordination disorders (DCD), in relation to ID.
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Philosophy of Care
Client Protections and Innovations
Causes and Risk Factors of Intellectual Disabilities
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