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Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan (9th Edition) [Hardcover]

Clifford J. Drew , Michael L. Hardman

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March 27 2006 0131707345 978-0131707344 9

This book provides an introduction to intellectual disabilities that is highly readable, comprehensive, and reflective of the broad array of human stories associated with this condition.  This volume is strongly based in human development and follows the development of individuals with intellectual disabilities from conception through birth, infancy, and early childhood, and then through the elementary school, adolescent, and adult years.  Intellectual disabilities is a field in which this complete cycle of human life is important for a full understanding of the challenges and issues involved.

 

The authors also examine intellectual disabilities from the perspective of many disciplines.  It is important to examine collaboration among disciplines and its impact on the person with intellectual disabilities and his or her family.

 

This edition has updated and expanded coverage of a number of growing areas related to the field of intellectual disabilities


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Intellectual Disabilites Across the Lifespan 9/e

Clifford J. Drew

Michael L. Hardman

 

Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan, Ninth Edition, examines the true complexity of intellectual disabilities and their impact on a broad range of educational, psychological, and social issues in a readable, multidiciplinary, lifespan approach.  This thorough, current, and research-based book stresses the human components of intellectual disabilities through the authors' rich, personal stories.

 

The new title of this classic text better reflects contemporary views of this disabilitiy and emphasizes the authors' commitment to focus on individuals with intellectual disabilities from conception through adulthood and aging.  Additional features now include:

      • Tips for the Professional strategies, which translate concepts into practical, real-world settings
      • Parent and Professional Organization Positions on Key Issues In the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities features at the end of every chapter summarizing how organizations are addressing key issues in the field
      • Greater emphasis on core concepts, professional standards, and competencies, establishing a clear connection between theory and practice
      • A new section on genetics and prevention issues
      • Increased emphasis on social supports as well as family supports for individuals with intellectual disabilities
      • More applications through chapter previews, reflective questions, and chapter reviews

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