International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities

1st Edition - November 2, 2012

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  • Editor: Robert Hodapp
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982896
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123982612

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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

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 Introduction

    2 Background and Longitudinal Methodology

    3 Transition Dimensions

    4 Rewards and Other Positive Outcomes

    5 Longitudinal Perspectives on Transition

    6 Predicting Parent Well-being during Transition

    7 Discussion, Reconstruction, and Recommendations



    Contents of Previous Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: November 2, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982896
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123982612

About the Series Volume Editor

Robert Hodapp

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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