The authors of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children with Challenging Behavior take a preventive approach in this concise, well-detailed guide. Offering best practices from an extensive Response to Intervention (RTI) evidence base, the book provides guidelines for recognizing the extent of feeding, sleeping, toileting, aggression, and other issues, and supplies successful primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions with rationales. Case examples integrate developmental theories and behavior principles into practice, illustrate how strategies work, and show how to ensure that parents and caregivers can implement them consistently for maximum effect. Progress charts, content questions, and other helpful features make this an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike.
Included in the coverage:The prevention model and problem solving.Screening techniques.Evidence-based practices with children and their caregivers.Behavior principles and their application.Monitoring progress and evaluating outcomes.Plus helpful appendices, resource links, and other learning tools.Evidence-Based Interventions for Children with Challenging Behavior is an essential text for graduate students, scientist-practitioners/professionals, and researchers in child and school psychology; assessment, testing and evaluation; occupational therapy; family; educational psychology; and speech pathology.
You can access a class syllabus that works as a companion to this book at http://health.usf.edu/nocms/medicine/pediatrics/child_dev_neuro/babybehavior/
Barbara Connolly and Patricia Montgomery present case studies of five children with frequently encountered impairments and functional limitations. The case studies illustrate the application of current motor development, motor control, and motor learning theories as well as the development of evaluation and intervention strategies.
Incorporated within Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities,Third Edition is the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. The disablement model, as used in the Guide, assists therapists in identifying functional limitations and creating their own intervention strategies.
Updated chapter topics include review traditional and contemporary theories of neural control, test and measures used in pediatrics, organizational models for intervention, and, assistive devices. Unique to the Third Edition are chapters for research in the era of evidence based practice and aging issues for individuals with developmental disabilities. Over 175 figures are used to create a visual representation of the topics addressed.
With informative figures, excellent case studies, and a problem-solving approach, Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities, Third Edition is the perfect resource for both students and practicing clinicians.
In addition to the traditional acquired speech/language disorders of the nervous system (aphasia; neuromotor speech disorders) content including communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system is also provided. The reader is also introduced to the principles that govern the assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult populations.
Genetic Hearing Loss branches into syndromic and nonsyndromic categorical directions in its coverage of the genetics behind hearing loss. Authored by 60 internationally recognized researchers, the book describes the normal development of the ear, updates the classification and epidemiology of hearing loss, and surveys the usage of audiometric tests and diagnostic medical examinations.