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Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan, 9th edition

  • Clifford J. Drew
  • Michael L. Hardman

Published by Pearson (March 27th 2006) - Copyright © 2007

9th edition

Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan

ISBN-13: 9780131707344

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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

Table of contents

PART 1:    INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1        Understanding Intellectual Disabilities

Chapter 2        Diversity Issues

 

PART 2:    IDENTIFYING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Chapter 3        Assessment Issues and Procedures

Chapter 4        Understanding Intelligence and Adaptive Skills

 

PART 3:    DEVELOPMENT AND CAUSATION

Chapter 5        Basic Principles of Early Development

Chapter 6        Early Influences and Causation

 

PART 4:    INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES: PRESCHOOL AND SCHOOL YEARS

Chapter 7        Infancy and Early Childhood

Chapter 8        The Elementary School-Age Child with Intellectual Disabilities

Chapter 9        The Adolescent with Intellectual Disabilities and the Transitional Years

 

PART 5:    ADULTHOOD AND AGING

Chapter 10      The Adult Years

Chapter 11      The Older Person with Intellectual Disabilities

 

PART 6:    FAMILY AND SOCIAL ISSUES

Chapter 12      Families

Chapter 13      Social and Ethical Issues

 

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