Current Issues in Developmental Disorders (Current Issues in by Chloë R. Marshall

By Chloë R. Marshall

Cognitive improvement in little ones is a hugely complicated strategy which, whereas remarkably resilient, should be disrupted in quite a few methods. This quantity specializes in varieties of neurodevelopmental affliction: syndromic stipulations corresponding to fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and velocardiofacial syndrome; and non-syndromic stipulations together with dyslexia, particular language impairment, autism spectrum sickness and a focus deficit hyperactivity disorder.

This publication presents a state of the art assessment of present examine and covers key subject matters around the complete variety of developmental problems. themes coated comprise:

  • diagnosis and comorbidity

  • genetics

  • longitudinal experiences

  • computational types

  • distinguishing ailment from drawback

  • language and tradition

  • the sleek beginnings of study into developmental disorders

The ebook additionally seems at how the research of developmental issues has contributed to our figuring out of average improvement, and subject matters emerge which are universal throughout chapters, together with intervention and schooling, and the neurobiological bases of developmental problems. the result's a desirable and thought-provoking quantity that may be necessary to complex scholars, researchers and practitioners within the fields of developmental psychology, neuropsychology, speech and language treatment, and developmental disorders.

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