Children with Disabilities

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Mark L. Batshaw
Paul H. Brookes, Jan 1, 2002 - Education - 870 pages
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This reference provides coverage of the developmental, clinical, educational, family and intervention issues related to the care of children with disabilities. Readers will explore the beginning of life from conception to infancy, including factors in each stage that can cause disability; learn about child development, including physical development and preventable threats; go in-depth on specific developmental disabilities they'll likely encounter; and find guidelines on conducting interventions, managing outcomes, and working with families. preservice and in-service professionals. The book features case stories, a glossary of key terms and appendices about medications, resources and syndromes and inborn errors of metabolism.

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Contents

A Toss of the Dice
3
Genes and Their Disorders
11
Fragile X Syndrome
17
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About the author (2002)

Mark Batshaw is the "Fight for Children" Chair of Academic Medicine and Chief Academic Officer at the Children's National Medical Center and Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C.

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