Disability Across the Developmental Life Span

For the Rehabilitation Counselor
Author: Julie Smart
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107346
Category: Psychology
Page: 518
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Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan


Author: I. Leslie Rubin,Joav Merrick,Donald E. Greydanus,Dilip R. Patel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319180967
Category: Medical
Page: 2307
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This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes) and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the “Bible” in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.

Self-determination Across the Life Span

Independence and Choice for People with Disabilities
Author: Deanna J. Sands,Michael L. Wehmeyer
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 353
View: 7086
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Discover how to enable people with disabilities to make their own choices -- from simple, everyday decisions to complex, life-changing ones. This progressive resource presents vital information on the theoretical, developmental, and applied aspects of self-determination. Its practical suggestions for promoting self-determination in school and community settings are essential for professionals who provide support services or intervention as well as for parents and people with disabilities.

Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan


Author: Clifford J. Drew,Michael L. Hardman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131707344
Category: Psychology
Page: 412
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This book provides an introduction to intellectual disabilities that is highly readable, comprehensive, and reflective of the broad array of human stories associated with this condition. This volume is strongly based in human development and follows the development of individuals with intellectual disabilities from conception through birth, infancy, and early childhood, and then through the elementary school, adolescent, and adult years. Intellectual disabilities is a field in which this complete cycle of human life is important for a full understanding of the challenges and issues involved. The authors also examine intellectual disabilities from the perspective of many disciplines. It is important to examine collaboration among disciplines and its impact on the person with intellectual disabilities and his or her family. This edition has updated and expanded coverage of a number of growing areas related to the field of intellectual disabilities

Development Across the Life Span


Author: Robert S. Feldman
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205940073
Category: Psychology
Page: 700
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Offers a strong balance between research and applications. ¿ Robert Feldman offers students a chronological overview of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development—from conception through death with his text Development Across the Life Span. This best-selling text presents up-to-date coverage of theory and research, with an emphasis on the application of these concepts by students in their personal—and future professional—lives. The text taps into students’ inherent interest in the subject of human development, encouraging them to draw connections between the material and their own experiences. ¿ MyDevelopmentLab is an integral part of the Feldman program. Key learning applications include, MyDevelopmentLab video series, MyVirtualLife, and MyVirtualChild. ¿ Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning — MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking ¿— Review and Apply¿sections — Consist of short recaps of the chapters’ main points, followed by questions designed to provoke critical thinking. Engage Students ¿— Chapter Opening Prologues —¿Describe an individual or situation that is relevant to the basic developmental issues being addressed in the chapter. Explore Research — From Research to Practice boxes — Describe a contemporary developmental research topic. Support Instructors ¿— A number of Instructor Resources including PowerPoint Presentations, MyTest Test Bank, and Instructor’s Manual. 0205940749 / 9780205940745 Development Across the Lifespan Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:¿¿¿ 0205206522 / 9780205206520 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205940072 / 9780205940073 Development Across the Life Span ¿

Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan


Author: Anne Cronin,Mary Beth Mandich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305686241
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Community-Oriented Health Services

Practices Across Disciplines
Author: Elias Mpofu, PhD, DEd, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082619818X
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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Grounded in a transdisciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own health improvementñan important determinant of individual well-being. It is based on recommendations by the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and on the premise that healthy communities are those with populations that participate in their own health promotion, maintenance, and sustenance. The book is unique in its integration of environmental and social justice issues as they significantly affect the advancement of community health. The text focuses on community-oriented health interventions informed by prevention, inclusiveness, and timeliness that both promote better health and are more cost effective than individually focused interventions. It addresses the foundations of community-oriented health services including their history, social determinants, concepts, and policies as well as the economics of community-oriented health services and health disparities and equity. It covers procedures for designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating sustainable community health coalitions along with tools for measuring their success. Detailed case studies describe specific settings and themes in U.S. and international community health practice in which communities are both enactors and beneficiaries. An accompanying instructor's manual provides learning exercises, field-based experiential assignments, and multiple-choice questions. A valuable resource for students and practitioners of education, public policy, and social services, this book bridges the perspectives of environmental justice, public health, and community well-being and development, which, while being mutually interdependent, have rarely been considered together. KEY FEATURES: Offers a new paradigm for improving public health through community-driven health coalitions Includes evidence-based strategies for engaging communities in the pursuit of health Demonstrates how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate community health partnerships Presents transdisciplinary approaches that consider environmental and social justice variables Includes contributions of international authors renowned in community health research and practice

Congressional Record, V. 145, Pt. 20, November 4, 1999 to November 16, 1999


Author: N.A
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Functional Movement Development Across the Life Span - E-Book


Author: Donna J. Cech,Suzanne Tink Martin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437715486
Category: Medical
Page: 374
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Providing a solid foundation in the normal development of functional movement, Functional Movement Development Across the Life Span, 3rd Edition helps you recognize and understand movement disorders and effectively manage patients with abnormal motor function. It begins with coverage of basic theory, motor development and motor control, and evaluation of function, then discusses the body systems contributing to functional movement, and defines functional movement outcomes in terms of age, vital functions, posture and balance, locomotion, prehension, and health and illness. This edition includes more clinical examples and applications, and updates data relating to typical performance on standardized tests of balance. Written by physical therapy experts Donna J. Cech and Suzanne "Tink" Martin, this book provides evidence-based information and tools you need to understand functional movement and manage patients' functional skills throughout the life span. Over 200 illustrations, tables, and special features clarify developmental concepts, address clinical implications, and summarize key points relating to clinical practice. A focus on evidence-based information covers development changes across the life span and how they impact function. A logical, easy-to-read format includes 15 chapters organized into three units covering basics, body systems, and age-related functional outcomes respectively. Expanded integration of ICF (International Classification of Function) aligns learning and critical thinking with current health care models. Additional clinical examples help you apply developmental information to clinical practice. Expanded content on assessment of function now includes discussion of participation level standardized assessments and assessments of quality-of-life scales. More concise information on the normal anatomy and physiology of each body system allows a sharper focus on development changes across the lifespan and how they impact function.

Adolescents and Sports


Author: Dilip R. Patel,Donald E. Greydanus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437720064
Category: Medical
Page: 636
View: 5671
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This issue of Pediatric Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Dilip Patel and Donald Greydanus, examines the topic of Adolescents and Sports. Authorities in the field have come together to pen articles on Pre-participation evaluation, Cardiovascular evaluation of young athletes, Medical conditions and sport participation, Management of the adolescent athlete with type 1 diabetes mellitus, Musculoskeletal conditions and sports participation, Stress fractures: Diagnosis and management, Computer-based neuropsychological evaluation of concussion, The female athlete, Doping: From drugs and supplements to genetics, Analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications in sports, Nutritional considerations for adolescent athletes, Resistance training guidelines for adolescents, Application of osteopathic manual medicine to treat sports injuries, and Physically and cognitively challenged athletes.

Principles and Practice of Lifespan Developmental Neuropsychology


Author: Jacobus Donders,Scott J. Hunter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139485644
Category: Psychology
Page: N.A
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Lifespan developmental neuropsychology is the study of the systematic behavioral, cognitive, and psychosocial changes and growth that occur across infancy, adolescence, adulthood and later life. This book provides insight into how brain-behavior relationships change over time, how disorders differ in presentation across the lifespan, and what longer-term outcomes look like. Providing practical guidance in a succinct and accessible format, this book covers the most common neurodevelopmental, behavioral and cognitive disorders, including but not limited to ADHD, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and epilepsy. Key points concerning the practice of developmental neuropsychology are emphasized in order to aid understanding of neuropsychological development and its impact on behavior, emotion, cognition, and social integration. This will be essential reading for advanced graduate students and early career professionals in the fields of neuropsychology, pediatric psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, and rehabilitation psychology, as well as practitioners in the allied fields that interact with neuropsychology.

Asthma Management Across the Life Span


Author: Anne Meng
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Asthma
Page: 13
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A Life-span Approach to Nursing Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities


Author: Shirley P. Roth,Joyce S. Morse
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 438
View: 8591
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Written by and for nurses, this comprehensive reference provides sound theory-based approaches and practical recommendations for the individualized nursing care of people with developmental disabilities. Using in-depth case studies, helpful charts and tables, and problem-solving strategies, the book addresses fundamental nursing issues such as health promotion, infection control, seizure management, adaptive and assistive technology, and sexuality. It's an ideal resource for nurses working in community-based centers, schools, group homes, residential centers, and home health programs and an excellent guide for student nurses and other health care professionals.

Advancing the Nation's Health

A Guide to Public Health Research Needs
Author: N.A
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437923313
Category:
Page: 141
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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. As a step toward fostering strategic investments in public health research and science, the CDC developed this comprehensive guide. To achieve practical, cost-effective policies, programs, and practices that improve health, the field of public health will need to place a high priority on interdisciplinary, cross-cutting research that facilitates innovations and helps inform many program areas. Researchers at CDC are aligning their work and research efforts to achieve specific Health Protection Goals that focus on four inter-related areas: healthy people across all stages of life; healthy places and communities; preparedness against infectious, occupational, environmental and terrorist threats; and improved global health. Charts and tables.

Human Development Across the Life Span


Author: Carol K. Sigelman,Elizabeth A. Rider
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781111343156
Category: Developmental psychology
Page: 736
View: 7433
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Known for its clear, straightforward writing style, comprehensive coverage, strong and current research-based approach, and excellent visuals and tables, this life-span development text offers a topical organization at the chapter level and a consistent chronological presentation within each chapter. Each chapter focuses on a domain of development such as physical growth, cognition, or personality, and traces developmental trends and influences in that domain from infancy to old age. Within each chapter, you will find sections on four life stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. This unique organization enables students to comprehend the processes of transformation that occur in key areas of human development. Another staple of the text is its emphasis on theories and how they apply to specific topics in each chapter. This new edition also asks students to engage more actively with the content, and includes a clear focus on the complex interactions of nature and nurture in development, more integrated coverage of culture and diversity, and an exciting new media package for both students and instructors.

Down syndrome across the life-span


Author: Monica Cuskelly,Anne Jobling,Susan Buckley
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 219
View: 5232
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This book promotes a positive message for people with Down syndrome across the world. Living with Down Syndrome is a positive experience for the majority of children and adults with Down syndrome, and for their families. Of course there are difficulties to be faced, but quality of life, from infancy to old age, is determined more by the quality of healthcare, education and social inclusion offered to individuals, than by the developmental difficulties that are associated with Down syndrome. The aim of this book is to bring the latest information on research and good practice to families, practitioners and policy makers in order improve the services available to individuals with Down syndrome in all countries.

Development Across the Life Span


Author: Robert S. Feldman Ph.D.
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134474635
Category: Psychology
Page: 752
View: 3866
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For courses in Lifespan Development A compelling blend of lifespan development research and applications Development Across the Life Span provides a chronological overview of human development from the moment of conception through death, examining both the traditional areas of the field and more recent innovations. Author Robert Feldman focuses on how developmental findings can be can be applied meaningfully and practically, helping students to recognize the relevance of the discipline to their own lives. Thoroughly updated with the latest data and contemporary examples, the Eighth Edition better engages students in key concepts via recent news items, timely world events, and contemporary uses of lifespan development. Also available with MyPsychLab® This title is also available with MyPsychLab — an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Development Across the Life Span, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134495934 / 9780134495934 Development Across the Life Span plus MyPsychLab with eText — Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134225899 / 9780134225890 Development Across the Life Span, 8/e 0205206514 / 9780205206513 MyPsychLab with eText Access Card