Book Details

Child Neuropsychology

: 2007

: 978-0-387-47672-8

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Child Neuropsychology guides therapists and neurologists toward common goals: early, accurate diagnosis and finely focused interventions across disciplines. By analyzing the affects of brain development on children and adolescents’ behavioral, cognitive, learning, and psychosocial abilities and deficits, this groundbreaking volume brings vital perspectives to assessment and treatment. Leading experts Ellison and Semrud-Clikeman start with the basics of child clinical neuropsychology and functional neuroanatomy, taking readers through examination protocols and assessment instruments to treatment planning and methods. In this volume, the authors address the full range of neurodevelopmental pathologies, from learning disabilities to autism, ADHD to CNS disorders, traumatic brain injury to fetal alcohol syndrome.


: Behavioral Science, adolescent neuropsychology, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), child neurodevelopmental disorders, clinical child neuropsychology, clinical neuropsychology, development, imaging techniques, learning disorders, neuropsychological assessment