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Behavioral approaches to children with developmental delays

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Published by C. V. Mosby Co. in Saint Louis .
Written in English


  • Child development deviations.,
  • Behavior modification.,
  • Children with disabilities -- Care.,
  • Pediatric nursing.,
  • Behavior therapy -- In infancy and childhood.,
  • Child development.,
  • Child development deviations -- Therapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statement[edited by] Sally M. O"Neil, Barbara Newcomer McLaughlin, Mary Beth Knapp.
ContributionsO"Neil, Sally M., 1937-, McLaughlin, Barbara Newcomer, 1948-, Knapp, Mary Beth, 1944-
LC ClassificationsRJ135 .B43
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4898410M
ISBN 100801637090
LC Control Number76041274

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  Children & neurodevelopmental behavioural intellectual disorders OBJECTIVES To define & describe common Neurodevelopmental Behavioral Intellectual Disorders (NDBID) and their prevalence. To understand the neurodevelopmental process in the context of basic science and environmental data. To discuss key epidemiological studies addressing. Treatment of problem behavior exhibited by children with autism and other developmental disorders has generally taken one of two perspectives Page 42 Share Cite Suggested Citation: "5 Early Identification and Interventions for Developmental Disabilities Emerging in Childhood.".   The book is authored by Dr. Ross Greene, a clinical psychologist from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Greene’s approach impressed me as a thoughtful and respectful way to deal with the behavioral volatility and emotional outbursts that often add to the challenges faced my many parents of children with ADHD. Developmental delay: From the Encyclopedia of Children's Health. Developmental delays: From Keep Kids Healthy. First Signs: All about early detection of developmental delays and disabilities, especially autism. Connect with other parents: Interested in talking to other parents whose children have developmental delays? Try Parent to Parent.