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Essentials of Intellectual Disability Assessment and by Alan W. Brue

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By Alan W. Brue

A concise, up to date assessment of highbrow incapacity assessment and assessment

Essentials of highbrow incapacity review and Identification bargains a pragmatic, concise evaluation of the character of highbrow incapacity and adaptive talents functioning in childrens, teens, and adults. insurance contains the most recent details on incidence, factors, differential diagnoses, behavioral and social matters, try tools, and the recent DSM-5 diagnostic standards. The dialogue promotes a deeper knowing of using overview information to notify interventions in scientific perform. Designed for simple navigation, every one bankruptcy highlights details and key cautions to permit quickly reference with out sacrificing intensity. A pattern evaluate file illustrates how findings can be communicated to raised tell remedy, providing you with a pragmatic connection with make sure entire reporting. In 2013, the DSM-5 conceptualization of highbrow disabilities was once considerably replaced. it is necessary for pros to have entry to the most up-tp-date guidance from various resources, and this publication compiles all of them right into a unmarried reference.

  • Understand the targets of evaluate by way of remedy and intervention
  • Delve into the felony matters because of the alterations in diagnostic criteria
  • Provide suggestions to oldsters and caregivers of intellectually disabled individuals
  • Learn the original scientific functions of every evaluation instrument

Understanding which try to exploit isn't adequate; scholars and pros desire a extra complete view of highbrow disabilities, trained by means of the main updated physique of data on hand. Essentials of highbrow incapacity evaluation and Identification provides the data base and ability set you wish for potent review and evaluate.

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Essentials of Intellectual Disability Assessment and Identification

A concise, updated assessment of highbrow incapacity evaluate and evaluation necessities of highbrow incapacity evaluate and identity bargains a pragmatic, concise evaluation of the character of highbrow incapacity and adaptive abilities functioning in young children, young people, and adults. assurance comprises the most recent details on occurrence, factors, differential diagnoses, behavioral and social matters, attempt tools, and the hot DSM-5 diagnostic standards.

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2005, p. 39). Although individuals who have the more severe forms of FAS are more readily identified, individuals with milder forms of the syndrome may go undiagnosed and untreated (Little, Snell, Rosenfield, Gilstrap & Gant, 1990). There is discontent among many clinicians and researchers regarding the use of the term FAE, since this description applies to such a wide variety of possible symptoms that it is of minimal value for diagnostic purposes (Anase, Jones & Clarren, 1996). , 2004b). There are several characteristics of FAS that have been documented in research, including CNS dysfunction, which may present as intellectual disability, irritability and/or hyperactivity, and impairments in motor functioning involving coordination and overactivity (Connor, Sampson, & Bookstein, 2001).

In the United States and Europe, all infants are routinely tested for PKU at birth and are placed on a low phenylalanine diet. Early detection and corrective action will result in normal development and normal intellectual functioning. Intellectual Disabilities Due to Environmental Toxins (teratogens), Infectious Diseases, or Birth Trauma As mentioned previously, in addition to chromosomal and genetic etiology, toxins in the environment (referred to as teratogens) can negatively influence development prior to or after birth.

Definition that emphasizes the three Main ideas found in this revision are diagnostic criteria: summarized in the “Don’t Forget” box 1. Significant limitations of intellecand will be discussed, at length, in tual functioning Chapter 3. 2. Significant limitations in adaptive behavior AAIDD continues to emphasize 3. Onset during the developmental a supports-based definition for period intellectual disability, which is a condition characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior.

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