Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD

Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD

1st Edition - August 22, 2017

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  • Editor: Marisa H. Fisher
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128118238
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128118221

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Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD, Volume 52 provides an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems and syndromes, etc. of developmental disabilities. Updates to this new volume include chapters on Using large-scale databases to examine abuse and vulnerability in populations with ASD and other developmental disabilities, Peer relationships among children with ASD: Social acceptance, friendships and peer networks, Negative peer experiences in adolescents with ASD in the general education setting, Pathways to Inclusion and Belonging: Peer-Mediated Interventions for Students with Severe Disabilities, and Social Vulnerability in Williams Syndrome. Contributors to this series come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • Contains a vast range of perspectives, with many topics covered
  • Presents an excellent resource for academic researchers

Readership

Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology as well as neuropsychology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Using large-scale databases to examine abuse and vulnerability in populations with ASD and other developmental disabilities.

    2. Peer relationships among children with ASD: Social acceptance, friendships and peer networks

    3. Negative peer experiences in adolescents with ASD in the general education setting

    4. Pathways to Inclusion and Belonging: Peer-Mediated Interventions for Students with Severe Disabilities

    5. Social Vulnerability in Williams Syndrome

    6. Achieving Justice in the Criminal Justice System as Victims or Defendants: Challenges Faced by People with Intellectual Disability

    7. Sexuality and ID

Product details

  • No. of pages: 254
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: August 22, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128118238
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128118221

About the Serial Volume Editor

Marisa H. Fisher

About the Serial Editors

Robert Hodapp

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Deborah J Fidler

Deborah J Fidler
Dr. Deborah Fidler is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University. Her research expertise is in the area of early development in individuals with neurogenetic syndromes, with a particular focus on the behavioral phenotype in Down syndrome and its implications for intervention and educational practice.

Affiliations and Expertise

Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, USA

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