Description

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
  • Readership

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

    Table of Contents

    Serial Editor

    Contributors

    Preface

    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

    References

    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

    References

    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

    References

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

    1 Introduction

    2 Methods

    3 Results

    4 Discussion

    Acknowledgement

    References

    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

    References

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

    1 I

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    Print ISBN:
    9780123982612
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780123982896