A compelling and compassionate case study approach to a broad range
of neuropsychological disorders
"Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention for Childhood
and Adolescent Disorders" focuses on the neuropsychological
assessment and evidence-based practices available for assessing and
treating children living with the etiological and neurological
components of various disorders. Each chapter provides one or more
case studies along with helpful background information, assessment
results, and recommendations based on assessment data.
Bridging science and practice, the book reviews the scientific
literature, research on clinical implications, and evidence-based
treatment of such disorders as:
Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
Specific Language Impairment/Dysphasia
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury
Low Birth Weight
Environmental Toxin Exposure
Neurotoxins, Pregnancy, and Subsequent Disorders
Each case study complements the content of each chapter by
illustrating how the assessment process can inform intervention
efforts for children. In addition, the cases humanize the effects
of various disorders and demonstrate the usefulness of
neuropsychological information in treatment and intervention
planning, especially within children's educational and social
John Wiley & Sons
|Country of origin:
Cynthia A. Riccio
• Jeremy R. Sullivan
• Morris J. Cohen
||Electronic book text
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