Neurocognitive Development Disorders and Disabilities

Neurocognitive Development  Disorders and Disabilities
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2020-09-25
ISBN 10: 0444641491
ISBN 13: 9780444641496
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurocognitive Development Disorders and Disabilities Book Review:

This is one volume of a two-volume work on neurocognitive development, focusing separately on normative and non-normative development. The disorders and disabilities volume focuses on disorders of intellectual abilities, language, learning memory as well as psychiatric developmental disorders. The developmental aspects of neurological diseases in children is also covered. Chapters discuss when and how these disorders develop, the genetics and neurophysiology of their operation, and their evaluation and assessment in clinical practice. Assessment, treatment, and long-term outcome are provided as well as advances in methods and tools for assessment. This book will serve as a comprehensive reference to researchers in cognitive development in neuroscience, psychology, and medicine, as well as to clinicians and allied health professionals focused on developmental disabilities (child neurologists, pediatric neuropsychologists, child psychiatrists, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists.) Summarizes research on neurocognitive developmental disorders and disabilities Includes disorders of intellectual abilities, language, learning, memory, and more Separately covers developmental aspects of neurological diseases in children Features advances in methods and tools of assessment Reviews patient care, rehabilitation, and long-term outcomes Provides interdisciplinary information of use to both researchers and clinicians

Neurocognitive Development Normative Development

Neurocognitive Development  Normative Development
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2020-11-04
ISBN 10: 0444641513
ISBN 13: 9780444641519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurocognitive Development Normative Development Book Review:

This is one of a two-volume work on neurocognitive development, focusing separately on normative and non-normative development. The normative volume focuses on neurology, biology, genetics, and psychology of normative cognitive development. It covers the development of intellectual abilities, visual perception, motor function, language, memory, attention, executive function, social cognition, learning abilities, and affect and behavior. The book identifies when and how these functions develop, the genetics and neurophysiology of their operation, and their evaluation and assessment in clinical practice. This book will serve as a comprehensive reference to researchers in cognitive development in neuroscience, psychology, and medicine, as well as to clinicians and allied health professionals focused on developmental disabilities (child neurologists, pediatric neuropsychologists, child psychiatrists, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists.) Summarizes research on normative neurocognitive development Includes intellectual abilities, language, memory, attention, motor function, and more Discusses genetics and environmental influences on development Provides interdisciplinary information of use to both researchers and clinicians

Neurological Psychiatric and Developmental Disorders

Neurological  Psychiatric  and Developmental Disorders
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Nervous System Disorders in Developing Countries
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2001-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780309170932
ISBN 13: 0309170931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurological Psychiatric and Developmental Disorders Book Review:

Brain disordersâ€"neurological, psychiatric, and developmentalâ€"now affect at least 250 million people in the developing world, and this number is expected to rise as life expectancy increases. Yet public and private health systems in developing countries have paid relatively little attention to brain disorders. The negative attitudes, prejudice, and stigma that often surround many of these disorders have contributed to this neglect. Lacking proper diagnosis and treatment, millions of individual lives are lost to disability and death. Such conditions exact both personal and economic costs on families, communities, and nations. The report describes the causes and risk factors associated with brain disorders. It focuses on six representative brain disorders that are prevalent in developing countries: developmental disabilities, epilepsy, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and stroke. The report makes detailed recommendations of ways to reduce the toll exacted by these six disorders. In broader strokes, the report also proposes six major strategies toward reducing the overall burden of brain disorders in the developing world.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders A Definitive Guide for Educators

Neurodevelopmental Disorders  A Definitive Guide for Educators
Author: Frank E. Vargo
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2015-04-20
ISBN 10: 0393709442
ISBN 13: 9780393709445
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurodevelopmental Disorders A Definitive Guide for Educators Book Review:

From autism to ADHD to learning disabilities, a guide for all teachers to this constellation of disorders. Developmental deficits in learning and communication in young children are defined as neurodevelopmental disorders. This constellation, newly defined in the DSM-5, represents a range of issues that educators must address. Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Definitive Guide for Educators provides extensive and practical information to a range of professionals, and to all others who are interested in the complex and often misunderstood disabilities that fall within the general medical and psychological diagnostic categories of neurodevelopmental disability. Noted psychologist and educator Dr. Frank E. Vargo provides a comprehensive overview of neurodevelopmental deficits and disabilities, as well as of their related learning and cognitive processes, with a strong focus on educational considerations, applications, and relevance across academic areas and with a mind to global educational models. Well researched and accessibly written, this book is an up-to-date and authoritative reference to all of the educational and clinical topics in the diagnostic categories of neurodevelopmental disorder. This informative book will provide a primary reference source for all educators, school and clinical psychologists, clinical mental health counselors and therapists, special education and medical professionals, and parents of children with special needs.

Working Memory and Clinical Developmental Disorders

Working Memory and Clinical Developmental Disorders
Author: Tracy Packiam Alloway
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2018-03-19
ISBN 10: 1315302055
ISBN 13: 9781315302058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Working Memory and Clinical Developmental Disorders Book Review:

This comprehensive volume brings together international experts involved in applying and developing understanding of Working Memory in the context of a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders, neurocognitive disorders, and depressive disorders. Each chapter provides a description of the disorder and investigates the Working Memory and related Executive Function deficits. It goes on to provide a neurological profile, before exploring the impact of the disorder in daily functions, the current debates related to this disorder, and the potential effects of medication and intervention. Through combining coverage of theoretical understanding, methods of assessment, and different evidence-based intervention programs, the book supports clinical assessment and management of poor Working Memory. It is essential reading for students in neurodevelopmental disorders, atypical development and developmental psychopathology as well as allied health professionals, clinicians and those working with children in education and healthcare settings.

Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Author: Randi Jenssen Hagerman,Robert L. Hendren
Publsiher: Oxford University Press (UK)
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 019993780X
ISBN 13: 9780199937806
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Book Review:

This cutting-edge book brings advances in genetics, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology to the clinic to enhance treatment for neurodevelopmental disorders. Significant progress has been made in identifying the neurobiological mechanisms of several disorders and targeted treatments are modifying the outcome of these disorders. However, the ability to utilize this knowledge has not been summarized in one place for the practicing clinician. This book will fill that gap by providing the theoretical underpinnings and the latest advances in targeted treatments. Several neurodevelopmental disorders are reviewed in detail including clinical features and behavioral phenotypes, standard treatments and new targeted treatments based on the latest advances in neurobiology and the animal model studies that have led to new treatments. The disorders covered include psychiatric disorders: schizophrenia, depression, autism and ADHD; single gene disorders including Tuberous Sclerosis, Fragile X Syndrome and fragile X- associated disorders, Angelman Syndrome, PKU, and Muscular Dystrophies; and complex genetic disorders such as Down syndrome. This book also highlights the commonalities across disorders and new genetic and molecular concepts in an easy to read format. This is a very exciting time for new targeted treatments and this volume is a landmark treatise on this new age of treatment.

Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low Income Children

Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low Income Children
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Institute of Medicine,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee to Evaluate the Supplemental Security Income Disability Program for Children with Mental Disorders
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2015-10-28
ISBN 10: 0309376882
ISBN 13: 9780309376884
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low Income Children Book Review:

Children living in poverty are more likely to have mental health problems, and their conditions are more likely to be severe. Of the approximately 1.3 million children who were recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits in 2013, about 50% were disabled primarily due to a mental disorder. An increase in the number of children who are recipients of SSI benefits due to mental disorders has been observed through several decades of the program beginning in 1985 and continuing through 2010. Nevertheless, less than 1% of children in the United States are recipients of SSI disability benefits for a mental disorder. At the request of the Social Security Administration, Mental Disorders and Disability Among Low-Income Children compares national trends in the number of children with mental disorders with the trends in the number of children receiving benefits from the SSI program, and describes the possible factors that may contribute to any differences between the two groups. This report provides an overview of the current status of the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, and the levels of impairment in the U.S. population under age 18. The report focuses on 6 mental disorders, chosen due to their prevalence and the severity of disability attributed to those disorders within the SSI disability program: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder/conduct disorder, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, and mood disorders. While this report is not a comprehensive discussion of these disorders, Mental Disorders and Disability Among Low-Income Children provides the best currently available information regarding demographics, diagnosis, treatment, and expectations for the disorder time course - both the natural course and under treatment.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Author: Helen Tager-Flusberg
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 614
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780262201162
ISBN 13: 026220116X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Book Review:

Content Description #"A Bradford Book."#Includes bibliographical references and index.

Development of Mathematical Cognition

Development of Mathematical Cognition
Author: Daniel B. Berch,David C. Geary,Kathleen Mann Koepke
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2015-10-03
ISBN 10: 0128019093
ISBN 13: 9780128019092
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Development of Mathematical Cognition Book Review:

Development of Mathematical Cognition: Neural Substrates and Genetic Influences reviews advances in extant imaging modalities and the application of brain stimulation techniques for improving mathematical learning. It goes on to explore the role genetics and environmental influences have in the development of math abilities and disabilities. Focusing on the neural substrates and genetic factors associated with both the typical and atypical development of mathematical thinking and learning, this second volume in the Mathematical Cognition and Learning series integrates the latest in innovative measures and methodological advances from the top researchers in the field. Provides details about new progress made in the study of neural correlates of numerical and arithmetic cognition Addresses recent work in quantitative and molecular genetics Works to improve instruction in numerical, arithmetical, and algebraic thinking and learning Informs policy to help increase the level of mathematical proficiency among the general public

Handbook of Neuropsychology pt 1 Child neuropsychology

Handbook of Neuropsychology  pt  1  Child neuropsychology
Author: François Boller,Jordan Grafman
Publsiher: Elsevier Publishing Company
Total Pages: 477
Release: 2001-12-01
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CHI:63548527
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Neuropsychology pt 1 Child neuropsychology Book Review:

The Neuroscience of Adolescence

The Neuroscience of Adolescence
Author: Adriana Galván
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2017-07-31
ISBN 10: 1107089921
ISBN 13: 9781107089921
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neuroscience of Adolescence Book Review:

As scientific inquiry and public interest in the adolescent brain grows, so too does the need for an accessible textbook that communicates the growing research on this topic. The Neuroscience of Adolescence is a comprehensive educational tool for developmental cognitive neuroscience students at all levels as it details the varying elements that shape the adolescent brain. Historical notions of adolescence have focused on the significant hormonal changes that occur as one transitions from childhood to adolescence, but new research has revealed a more nuanced picture that helps inform our understanding of how the brain functions across the lifespan. By emphasizing the biological and neurobiological changes that occur during adolescence, this book gives students a holistic understanding of this developmental window and uniquely discusses the policy implications of neuroscience research on the lives of young people today.

Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of Down Syndrome

Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of Down Syndrome
Author: Jean-Adolphe Rondal,Juan Perera,Donna Spiker
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2011-06-02
ISBN 10: 1139497707
ISBN 13: 9781139497701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of Down Syndrome Book Review:

Down syndrome is one of the most commonly occurring developmental disorders and it is now possible to conceptualize and define opportunities for neurocognitive rehabilitation for those with the condition. This book describes how early cognitive intervention in children with Down syndrome can be carried out, and can reduce, or compensate for, the major deficits characteristic of the condition. This comprehensive account relates the neurocognitive approach to the major therapeutic endeavors in the neighboring fields of neurogenetics, experimental environmental enrichment, molecular genetics, pharmacology, pediatrics and cardiology for infants with Down syndrome. Neurocognitive Rehabilitation of Down Syndrome provides the guidance required to establish effective rehabilitation programs, and is essential reading for developmental clinicians, pediatricians, neuropsychologists and other health professionals.

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
Author: Cesare Cornoldi,Irene C. Mammarella,Jodene Goldenring Fine
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2016-08-12
ISBN 10: 1462527590
ISBN 13: 9781462527595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Book Review:

Increasing numbers of children and adolescents are being diagnosed with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD), yet clinicians and educators have few scientific resources to guide assessment and intervention. This book presents up-to-date knowledge on the nature of NLD and how to differentiate it from DSM-5 disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and developmental coordination disorder. Effective strategies for helping K-12 students and their families address the challenges of NLD in and outside of the classroom are illustrated with vivid case material. The authors thoughtfully consider controversies surrounding NLD, discuss why the diagnosis is not included in the current DSM and ICD classification systems, and identify important directions for future research.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM 5

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  DSM 5
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 991
Release: 2013-05-22
ISBN 10: 0890425574
ISBN 13: 9780890425572
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM 5 Book Review:

This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings -- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. New features and enhancements make DSM-5® easier to use across all settings: The chapter organization reflects a lifespan approach, with disorders typically diagnosed in childhood (such as neurodevelopmental disorders) at the beginning of the manual, and those more typical of older adults (such as neurocognitive disorders) placed at the end. Also included are age-related factors specific to diagnosis. The latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been integrated into each disorder along with gender and cultural considerations. The revised organizational structure recognizes symptoms that span multiple diagnostic categories, providing new clinical insight in diagnosis. Specific criteria have been streamlined, consolidated, or clarified to be consistent with clinical practice (including the consolidation of autism disorder, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder into autism spectrum disorder; the streamlined classification of bipolar and depressive disorders; the restructuring of substance use disorders for consistency and clarity; and the enhanced specificity for major and mild neurocognitive disorders). Dimensional assessments for research and validation of clinical results have been provided. Both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes are included for each disorder, and the organizational structure is consistent with the new ICD-11 in development. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Author: Ivan Brown,Maire Ede Percy
Publsiher: Brookes Pub
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015069324419
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Book Review:

Learning objectives, instructive case stories, stimulating questions for reflection, and key Internet resources help make this a user-friendly textbook - one that students will refer to for years to come. With this thorough compendium of information, insights, and answers, future educators, social workers, researchers, and clinicians will know what to doand how to do it once they start their work with people with disabilities. the editors and the majority of the contributors are the top Canadian specialists in the disability field. Ivan Brown, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Manager, Centre for Excellence for Child Welfare, Faculty of Social Work, at Unversity of Toronto; his co-editor, Maire Percy, Ph.D., isDirector, Neurogenetics Lab and Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Ob/Gyn, at Unversity of Toronto.

Children with Disabilities

Children with Disabilities
Author: Mark L. Batshaw
Publsiher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Total Pages: 870
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015055436250
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Children with Disabilities Book Review:

Written for developmental pediatricians, this introductory text brings a multi-disciplinary focus to the study of developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues. It explores the beginning of life from conception through childhood, identifying factors in each stage that can cause disability. Case studies illustrate key concepts. Appendices provide information on medications, resources, syndromes, and inborn errors of metabolism; a glossary defines key terms. Contributors include doctors with various specialties and experts in related fields. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction
Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Learning Sciences: Foundations and Applications to Adolescent and Adult Literacy
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2012-04-26
ISBN 10: 0309219590
ISBN 13: 9780309219594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction Book Review:

A high level of literacy in both print and digital media is required for negotiating most aspects of 21st-century life, including supporting a family, education, health, civic participation, and competitiveness in the global economy. Yet, more than 90 million U.S. adults lack adequate literacy. Furthermore, only 38 percent of U.S. 12th graders are at or above proficient in reading. Improving Adult Literacy Instruction synthesizes the research on literacy and learning to improve literacy instruction in the United States and to recommend a more systemic approach to research, practice, and policy. The book focuses on individuals ages 16 and older who are not in K-12 education. It identifies factors that affect literacy development in adolescence and adulthood in general, and examines their implications for strengthening literacy instruction for this population. It also discusses technologies for learning that can assist with multiple aspects of teaching, assessment,and accommodations for learning. There is inadequate knowledge about effective instructional practices and a need for better assessment and ongoing monitoring of adult students' proficiencies, weaknesses, instructional environments, and progress, which might guide instructional planning. Improving Adult Literacy Instruction recommends a program of research and innovation to validate, identify the boundaries of, and extend current knowledge to improve instruction for adults and adolescents outside school. The book is a valuable resource for curriculum developers, federal agencies such as the Department of Education, administrators, educators, and funding agencies.

Child Neurology

Child Neurology
Author: John H. Menkes,Harvey B. Sarnat
Publsiher: Lippincott Raven
Total Pages: 1280
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015048866340
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Child Neurology Book Review:

This book provides a thorough understanding of all diseases affecting the developing nervous system. The book explains how recent developments in molecular biology, genetics, neurochemistry, neurophysiology, and neuropathology impact the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients. (Midwest).

Dyslexia Learning and the Brain

Dyslexia  Learning  and the Brain
Author: Roderick Nicolson,Angela Fawcett
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-08-13
ISBN 10: 0262293129
ISBN 13: 9780262293129
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dyslexia Learning and the Brain Book Review:

A unique overview of research on dyslexia and an account of the underlying causes at cognitive, brain, and neural system levels that provides a framework for significant progress in the understanding of dyslexia and other related learning disabilities. Dyslexia research has made dramatic progress since the mid-1980s. Once discounted as a “middle-class myth,” dyslexia is now the subject of a complex—and confusing—body of theoretical and empirical research. In Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain, leading dyslexia researchers Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett provide a uniquely broad and coherent analysis of dyslexia theory. Unlike most dyslexia research, which addresses the question “what is the cause of the reading disability called dyslexia?” the authors' work has addressed the deeper question of “what is the cause of the learning disability that manifests as reading problems?” This perspective allows them to place dyslexia research within the much broader disciplines of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience and has led to a rich framework, including two established leading theories, the automatization deficit account (1990) and the cerebellar deficit hypothesis (2001). Nicolson and Fawcett show that extensive evidence has accumulated to support these two theories and that they may be seen as subsuming the established phonological deficit account and sensory processing accounts. Moving to the explanatory level of neural systems, they argue that all these disorders reflect problems in some component of the procedural learning system, a multiregion system including major components of cortical and subcortical regions. The authors' answer to the fundamental question “what is dyslexia?” offers a challenge and motivation for research throughout the learning disabilities, laying the foundations for future progress.

Health and Academic Achievement

Health and Academic Achievement
Author: Blandina Bernal-Morales
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2018-09-19
ISBN 10: 1789237300
ISBN 13: 9781789237306
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health and Academic Achievement Book Review:

Emotional, physical and social well-being describe human health from birth. Good health goes hand in hand with the ability to handle stress for the future. However, biological factors such as diet, life experiences such as drug abuse, bullying, burnout and social factors such as family and community support at the school stage tend to mold health problems, affecting academic achievements. This book is a compilation of current scientific information about the challenges that students, families and teachers face regarding health and academic achievements. Contributions also relate to how physical activity, psychosocial support and other interventions can be made to understand resilience and vulnerability to school desertion. This book will be of interest to readers from broad professional fields, non-specialist readers, and those involved in education policy.