International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 43

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Robert Hodapp
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123982612
eBook ISBN: 9780123982896
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd November 2012
Page Count: 288
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Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Health Care for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: An Integrated DD Health Home Model

1 Introduction

2 The Health Care Landscape

3 The DD Health Home Model

4 Outcomes and Evidence for Efficacy of the Model

5 Conclusions and Lessons Learned


Chapter Two. Early Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Progress, Challenges, and Remaining Questions for Families and Professionals

1 Introduction

2 The Challenging Historical Context of ASD

3 Barriers to Early Identification and Diagnosis

4 Diagnostic Process

5 Aftermath: Parent Processing of ASD Diagnosis

6 Final Thoughts

7 Summary


Chapter Three. Processing of Non-Speech Auditory Stimuli in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Impact of Stimulus Characteristics

1 Introduction

2 Studies Examining Responses to Pitch (Frequency)

3 Studies Examining Responses to Loudness (Intensity)

4 Studies Examining Responses to Stimulus Timing

5 Studies Examining Responses to Spatial Location

6 Studies Examining Responses to Filtering Demands

7 Conclusions


Chapter Four. Issues in Estimating Developmental Level and Cognitive Function in Rett Syndrome

1 Introduction

2 Methods

3 Results

4 Discussion



Appendix A

Chapter Five. Examining Family Involvement in Regular and Special Education: Lessons to be Learned for Both Sides

1 Introduction

2 Regular Education

3 Special Education

4 Discussion

5 Directions for Future Research in Special Education and Regular Education


Chapter Six. Transitions to Adulthood: De- and Re-construction

1 I


International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.
Volume 43 of the series offers chapters on a variety of themes.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers


Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology


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About the Series Volume Editors

Robert Hodapp Series Volume Editor

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA