Current Issues in Developmental Disorders (Current Issues in by Chloë R. Marshall

By Chloë R. Marshall

Cognitive improvement in teenagers is a hugely advanced strategy which, whereas remarkably resilient, will be disrupted in numerous methods. This quantity makes a speciality of varieties of neurodevelopmental disease: syndromic stipulations similar to fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and velocardiofacial syndrome; and non-syndromic stipulations together with dyslexia, particular language impairment, autism spectrum sickness and a focus deficit hyperactivity disorder.


This e-book presents a cutting-edge assessment of present examine and covers key issues around the complete variety of developmental problems. themes lined contain:



  • diagnosis and comorbidity

  • genetics

  • longitudinal reviews

  • computational versions

  • distinguishing ailment from drawback

  • language and tradition

  • the sleek beginnings of study into developmental disorders

The publication additionally appears to be like at how the research of developmental issues has contributed to our realizing of ordinary improvement, and issues emerge which are universal throughout chapters, together with intervention and schooling, and the neurobiological bases of developmental issues. the result's a desirable and thought-provoking quantity that would be essential to complicated scholars, researchers and practitioners within the fields of developmental psychology, neuropsychology, speech and language remedy, and developmental disorders.

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