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Developmental Disabilities By Mac Griffith, Ph.D.
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* A psychologist gives a non-technical overview of developmental disabilities. * EMPATHETIC LEARNING is promoted through stories of real individuals. * Vibrant storytelling keeps the... More > information lively. * Speaks simply and directly to caregivers. * Gives direct care staff training, ideas, and motivation, so they can provide better service, find more joy in their work, and reduce the stress that can lead to staff turnover. * Excellent for in-service training, as well as for individual study. This book is for those who provide direct supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is designed to make up for some of the training and experience gaps of those on the front lines. The audience includes direct care staff, case managers, supervisors, families, and others.< Less
Motor activities with teenagers and adults intellectual-relational disabled By Carlo Salvitti
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The work is addressed to teachers, educators, motor and psychomotor educators, and to those engaged in education, re-education and rehabilitation of people with intellectual and relational nature... More > deficit. The book examines various aspects of motor activity, starting from fundamental importance of the care of interpersonal relationships, especially with users who have important communication and interpersonal difficulties. It treats of difficulties in motor learning and general, of the importance of sound and music, the environments in which motor activity takes place. Remarks stages of programming, verification and evaluation of motor practice. It provides operative guidance and evaluation boards.< Less
Genetic Testing for Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder - Technical Brief Number 23 By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This Technical Brief collects and summarizes information on genetic tests clinically available in the United States to detect genetic markers that predispose to DDs. It also identifies, but does not... More > systematically review, existing evidence addressing the tests’ clinical utility. This Brief primarily focuses on patients with idiopathic or unexplained DDs, particularly intellectual disability, global developmental delay, and autism spectrum disorder. Several better-defined DD syndromes, including Angelman syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Rett syndrome, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, Smith-Magenis syndrome, velocardiofacial syndrome, and Williams syndrome are also included. Patient-centered health outcomes (e.g., functional or symptomatic improvement) and intermediate outcomes (e.g., changes in clinical decisions or family reproductive decisions, the tests’ diagnostic accuracy and analytic validity) are examined.< Less
Doing Disability Justice By Larry A. Jones
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75 years of the trials and triumphs of families advocating for people with intellectual and other disabilities
Practical Developmental Disabilities Manual By Dawn Lucan
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Your child was recently diagnosed as having a developmental disability. You have known for months that something was not right with your child's development. Now, your suspicions were confirmed by a... More > doctor. Now, you begin to wonder how can you help your child in life. Topics covered in this book are healthy diet, friendships & bullies, teaching new life skills, educational service providers, clubs & activities, and much more. It includes a glossary of common terms and helpful website resources. Come learn about the world of Developmental Disabilities with an educator with eighteen years of experience.< Less
Developmental Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Service Providers By Mac Griffith Ph.D.
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A psychologist gives a non-technical overview of developmental disabilities. EMPATHETIC LEARNING is promoted through stories of real individuals. Vibrant storytelling keeps the information... More > lively. Speaks simply and directly to caregivers. Gives direct care staff training, ideas, and motivation, so they can provide better service, find more joy in their work, and reduce the stress that can lead to staff turnover. Excellent for in-service training, as well as for individual study. For content details and sample chapter, go to: This book is for those who provide direct supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is designed to make up for some of the training and experience gaps of those on the front lines. The audience includes direct care staff, case managers, supervisors, families, and others.< Less
Practical Developmental Disabilities Manual Second Edition By Dawn Lucan
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Having a child in life is never easy at times. It becomes more difficult when your child is diagnosed with a developmental disability. It can be frustrating at times dealing with the various medical... More > and therapy appointments involved. You begin to wonder what is available in your local community for your child. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share her strategies and resources for school issues, marriage advice, sibling issues, health insurance, keeping records, medical appointments, chores, friendships, travel, babysitters, and more.< Less
Dreams and Visions By dr shamaela munir
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In a clear cut and compassionate manner, Dr Munir sympathetically presents an insight into the care of her younger brother Ali who has severe learning difficulties. While dealing with the... More > multifaceted expectations, it expresses Ali`s frequently emotional struggle of, irritation, apprehension and depression. Dreams and Visions allows readers to understand what severe learning difficulties entails. The book focuses on the social and emotional impact of disability on a family. It deals with the everyday issues, of trying to establish good communication skills and trying to ascertain a better perceptive of Ali`s mind frame and learning to understand as to how to fulfil his needs on a daily basis. A bright and wise book, well-versed by intellectual rigor, deep personal feelings, and an understanding to the diversity of human experiences.< Less
Letting Go: Holding the Family Together Through Mental Illness By Ronald Belanger
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I'm just an average guy. I expected to live an average life. This is the story of how I dealt with the disabilities of three of my children and the developing mental illness of my wife. I want to... More > encourage people living through similar challenges to keep going. I learned to navigate the system and get the help I needed for my family. I hope some of what I learned can be helpful to others. Everything is a process.< Less
Family Secrets By John Kelly
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Taxi Driver, Julian Knowles takes a distraught early morning passenger home only to begin a day that will change his life forever. His thoughtful, caring commitment to an intellectually disabled... More > client gradually exposes him to the members of the dysfunctional Stewart family. Their bizarre behaviour following the death of their sister leads to lies, deception, blackmail and extortion on an unprecedented scale. Set against the background of a family tragedy and a deceased estate this intriguing drama demonstrates the destructive heights sibling rivalry can climb when ambition meets desperation on a level playing field.< Less