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Developmental assessment of the school-aged child with developmental disabilities : a clinician's guide /
M.S. Thambirajah.
imprint
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2011.
description
336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
184905181X, 9781849051811
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imprint
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2011.
isbn
184905181X
9781849051811
catalogue key
7955820
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
M.S. Thambirajah is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Dudley and Walsall Mental Health, Parnership Trust. He has over 20 years experience in the field and is author of three books including Understanding School Refused A Handbook for Professional on Education, Health and Social Care published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
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Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems who are referred to mental health services for assessment often have undiagnosed mild learning disablities, and this guide is written for clinicians involved in making such assessments.
Main Description
Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems who are referred to mental health services for assessment often have undiagnosed mild learning disabilities, and this guide is written for clinicians involved in making such assessments. It provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. It covers intellectual disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia (mathematical disability), autism spectrum disorders, speech and language impairment, developmental coordination disorder, and emotional and personality development. Each chapter includes an account of normal development, including developmental milestones, an overview of the disorder, and its clinical assessment.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. 9
Introduction: General Issues in Developmentp. 13
Developmental Disabilities (Disorders)p. 31
Developmental Assessmentp. 57
Acquisition of Reading, Developmental Dyslexia and Assessment of Dyslexiap. 80
Acquisition of Mathematical Skills, Developmental Dyscalculia and Assessment of Dyscalculiap. 109
Development of Speech and Language, Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and Assessment of SLIp. 132
Development of Social Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Assessment of ASDp. 160
Development of Motor Skills, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and Assessment of DCDp. 212
Development of Cognitive Abilities, Mild Intellectual Disability and Assessment of Mild Intellectual Disabilityp. 235
Emotional, Personal and Social Developmentp. 267
Developmental Milestonesp. 306
Developmental History - Parent Formp. 312
School Report Formp. 319
Direct School Observation Formp. 322
Subject Indexp. 325
Author Indexp. 332
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