The authoritative disabilities text--in a fully updated seventh edition
Comprehensive, authoritative information from the most respected experts--for 30 years, that's what Children with Disabilities has given the thousands of students, faculty, and professionals who rely on it. Now this text is in a seventh edition, thoroughly updated with the very latest research, new instructor materials, and the critical issues professionals need to know as they prepare to work with children and families. Incorporating 5 years of significant research and progress in multiple disciplines, this highly anticipated new edition is the textbook of choice for courses on disability. The internationally respected editors bring together a who's who of contributors--a mix of seasoned experts and fresh voices--for a definitive compendium of information about developmental, clinical, family, education, and intervention issues.
What's new in the 7th edition:
... All-new chapters on diagnosis, neuropsychological assessment, "new" disabilities faced by survivors of previously fatal disorders, and complementary and alternative medicine
... New multimedia instructor materials online, including high-quality downloadable medical illustrations (see box)
... 30+ new contributors from diverse fields
... Expanded chapters on autism and ADHD
... New developments in neuroscience, genetics, and imaging
... Greater focus on interdisciplinary collaboration
... Considerations from drafts of the DSM-5
... Thoroughly updated content in every chapter
... PowerPoint slides for each chapter, easy to customize for courses
Children with Disabilities retains and strengthens the student-friendly features of previous editions: concise and accessible chapters, a helpful glossary, chapter overviews, case studies that bring key concepts to life, extensive cross-referencing to make information easy to find, and resource lists for every topic. And with the complete package of new multimedia instructor materials (see box), instructors will use this textbook effectively in their courses and prepare students for years of successful practice.
An unparalleled text from the leading voices in the disability field, Children with Disabilities is the cornerstone resource future professionals will keep year after year to support their important work with children and families.
With the new package of comprehensive online materials developed to complement and enhance your teaching, you'll get...
... High-quality downloadable medical illustrations--widely requested by users of previous editions
... Customizable PowerPoint slides to help you lecture effectively on each chapter
... Extended case studies
... Sample syllabi from real instructors
... Class activities that extend and reinforce what your students learn
Praise for the previous (6th) edition
"The most comprehensive, up-to-date textbook for teaching medical aspects of individuals with disabilities or health impairments ... synthesizes the expert knowledge of leading authors in the field and presents this information in a language that is accessible to a broad audience ranging from student teachers to health care professionals."--Oliver Wendt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Special Education and Assistant Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
"Outstanding ... Logically organized and well-illustrated, it is a mainstay reference for every clinician's library!."--Yvette N. Tazeau, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Los Gatos, California
904 pages. 2012