Publish Date: 2007
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Changes within the interdisciplinary field of intellectual and developmental disabilities are evolving at a rapid pace. Clinicians, academics, administrators, and a variety of mental health providers alike need easy-to-access, reliable information that enables them to stay abreast of the numerous advances in research, assessment, treatment, and service delivery within a real-world sociopolitical framework. To that end, the Handbook of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is an essential resource for any professional who works with this vulnerable population. This volume examines in detail the numerous advances in the field, summarizing major domains and emerging subspecialties into one eminently useful reference.
Subject: Behavioral Science, Adaptive Behavior, Advocacy, Assessment, Autism spectrum disorder, Cerebral palsy, Developmental disabilities, Genetic disorders, Learning disabilities, Litigation, Mental disabilities, Mental health services, Mental retardation, autism, behavior