Description

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.
Volume 38 of the series offers chapters on autism intervention research, health, development and intellectual disabilities, perceptual-motor deficits in Down syndrome, and psychopathology in individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Key Features

*Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of mental retardation
*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

1) Title: Disorders of the Corpus Callosum: A Literature Review

Shihfen Tu, Donna Doherty, Kathryn Schilmoeller, & Gary Schilmoeller

2) Title: Review of Autism Intervention Research:  Implications for Practice

Stephanny F. N. Freeman, Tanya Paparella, & Kelly A. Stickles

3) Tentative Title: The transition to adulthood for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families

Julie Lounds Taylor, PhD

4) Title: Health, development and intellectual disabilities

Patricia Noonan Walsh & Roy McConkey

5) Title: Perceptual-motor deficits in Down syndrome: New perspectives and implications for intervention

Naznin Virji-Babul & Daniel J. Weeks

6) Title: Psychopathology in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Lisa J. Meier, Ph.D. and Johannes Rojahn, Ph.D.

7) Tentative title: Siblings of children with a disability

Monica Cuskelly & Zolinda Stoneman

8) Tentative Title: Raising a Child with Developmental Disabilities in the People’s Republic of China

Peishi Wang, Ph.D.

 

9) Tentative Title: Adaptation of Families of Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Vietnam

Jin Y. Shin, Ph.D

10) Tentative Title: Special Education and Family Services in Korea: Past, Present, and Future

Sun Young Ryu, Ed.D

11) Tentative title: Using State Administrative Databases to Study Down syndrome

Richard C. Urbano

Details

No. of pages:
350
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123744678
Electronic ISBN:
9780080922591

About the editor

Robert Hodapp

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA