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Intellectual Disability

Author : S. Whitaker
ISBN : 9781137025586
Genre : Education
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The current construct of intellectual disability is based on the assumption that both IQ and adaptive behaviour can be measured accurately. Intellectual Disability explains how and why this is not fit for purpose and that it is actually neither necessary nor reasonable to have a single construct of intellectual disability.

Medical Aspects Of Disability For The Rehabilitation Professional Fifth Edition

Author : Dr. Alex Moroz, MD
ISBN : 9780826132284
Genre : Medical
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The fifth edition of this landmark volume has been substantially updated and expanded to encompass an abundance of innovative rehabilitation research supported by changing technology and new research methodologies. Written for rehabilitation practitioners, researchers, and students, it distills crucial new information regarding aspects of disability pertaining to medical conditions commonly encountered in rehabilitation settings. The fifth edition addresses new topics at the forefront of medical rehabilitation and disability from clinical, functional, and psychological perspectives, including traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury, limb deficiency, organ transplantation, geriatric rehabilitation, and new and technology-based rehabilitation research. The book delivers new findings about social work in physical medicine, complementary and alternative treatments, trends in treatment delivery and payment systems, relevant legislation, and telerehabilitation. New chapter authors—noted authorities in their fields—address rheumatic diseases, stroke, rehabilitation nursing, research directions, and integrative medicine, among other topics. The text continues to be the only guide to medical aspects of disability for nonphysician rehabilitation professionals and other health care providers outside of rehabilitation medicine. It serves as a comprehensive guide on what to expect and how to manage each medical issue, causative agents, classification, pain management, psychological factors, and more. New to the Fifth Edition: Updated coverage of rheumatic diseases, stroke, rehabilitation nursing, research directions, and integrative medicine New information about traumatic brain injury, limb deficiency, organ transplantation, geriatric rehabilitation, and Technology-based research Innovations in delivery and payment systems, accreditation, opportunities and challenges for quality, and outcome assessments New findings regarding social work in physical medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, relevant legislation, and telerehabilitation Updates on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders New coverage of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and pediatric disorders Key Features: Delivers key information critical to the study of disability including functional status, prognosis, psychology, and vocational issues Discusses how changes in health care regulations have impacted rehabilitation medicine delivery Analyzes the convergence of emerging technologies and clinical practice Includes the contributions of distinguished practitioners, researchers, and educators Provides a robust Instructor’s Manual

Parenting Children With Learning Disabilities

Author : Jane Utley Adelizzi
ISBN : 0897897722
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Offers advice to parents of children with learning disabilities to help them provide the personal and academic support their children need to learn and thrive.

Handbook Of Research On Diagnosing Treating And Managing Intellectual Disabilities

Author : Gopalan, Rejani Thudalikunnil
ISBN : 9781522500902
Genre : Education
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Intellectual disabilities can be difficult to detect in children prior to their school-age years. Throughout their lives, individuals with intellectual disabilities may require specialized care and support in order to lead healthy and fulfilled lives. The Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the effects of disabilities in intellectual functioning, examining the causes, treatment, and rehabilitation of such limitations in adaptive behavior. Highlighting empirical findings on the management of these disabilities throughout various stages of life, this publication is ideally designed for clinicians, researchers, special educators, social workers, and students actively involved in the mental health profession.

Hallas The Care Of People With Intellectual Disabilities

Author : Charles Henry Hallas
ISBN : 0750626534
Genre : Medical
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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don T Do

Author : Amy Morin
ISBN : 9780062358318
Genre : Self-Help
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The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Mental Strength Everyone knows that regular exercise and weight training lead to physical strength. But how do we strengthen ourselves mentally for the truly tough times? And what should we do when we face these challenges? Or as psychotherapist Amy Morin asks, what should we avoid when we encounter adversity? Through her years counseling others and her own experiences navigating personal loss, Morin realized it is often the habits we cannot break that are holding us back from true success and happiness. Indulging in self-pity, agonizing over things beyond our control, obsessing over past events, resenting the achievements of others, or expecting immediate positive results holds us back. This list of things mentally strong people don't do resonated so much with readers that when it was picked up by it received ten million views. Now, for the first time, Morin expands upon the thirteen things from her viral post and shares her tried-and-true practices for increasing mental strength. Morin writes with searing honesty, incorporating anecdotes from her work as a college psychology instructor and psychotherapist as well as personal stories about how she bolstered her own mental strength when tragedy threatened to consume her. Increasing your mental strength can change your entire attitude. It takes practice and hard work, but with Morin's specific tips, exercises, and troubleshooting advice, it is possible to not only fortify your mental muscle but also drastically improve the quality of your life.

Help Mentally Disabled Young People Cope With The Demands Of Everyday Life

Author : Edward Whelan
ISBN : UVA:X000821899
Genre : Adolescent psychology
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Caring For Orphaned Children In China

Author : Shang Xiaoyuan
ISBN : 9780739136966
Genre : Family & Relationships
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International media regularly features horrific stories about Chinese orphanages, especially when debating international adoption and human rights. Much of the popular information is dated and ill-informed about the experiences of most orphans in China today, Chinese government policy, and improvements evident in parts of China. Informal kinship care is the most common support for the orphaned children. The state supports orphans and abandoned children whose parents and relatives cannot be found or contacted. The book explores concrete examples about the changing experiences and future directions of Chinese child welfare policy. It is about the support to disadvantaged children, including abandoned children in the care of the state, most of whom have disabilities; HIV affected children; and orphans in kinship care. It identifies how many orphans are in China, how they are supported, the extent to which their rights are met, and what efforts are made to improve their rights and welfare provision. When our research about Chinese orphans started in 2001, these children were almost entirely voiceless. Since then, the Chinese government has committed to improving child welfare. We argue that a mixed welfare system, in which state provision supplements family and community care, is an effective direction to improve support for orphaned children. Government needs to take responsibility to guarantee orphans’ rights as children, and support family networks to provide care so that children can grow up in their own communities. The book contributes to academic and policy understanding of the steps that have been taken and are still required to achieve the goal of a child welfare system in China that meets the rights of orphans to live and thrive with other children in a family.

Developmental Disabilities

Author : Lynn Wikler
ISBN : UOM:39015016218664
Genre : Political Science
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Children S Needs Parenting Capacity

Author : Hedy Cleaver
ISBN : 0117063657
Genre : Social Science
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This second edition of "Children's needs - parenting capacity" updates the original exploration of the research literature in the light of legal and policy changes in England and findings from more recent national and international research. The edition has also been expanded to cover parental learning disabilities and how it may impact on parenting and children's health and development. The findings show that these parenting issues affect children differently depending on their age and individual circumstances. While some children grow up apparently unscathed, others exhibit emotional and behavioural disorders. This knowledge can inform practitioners undertaking assessments of the needs of children and their families and effective service responses. This publication is essential reading for practitioners, managers and policy makers concerned with improving the outcomes for children and families who are experiencing such problems.

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