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Handbook of Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children : The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality - Vicki L. Schwean

Handbook of Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children

The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality

By: Vicki L. Schwean (Editor), Donald H. Saklofske (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1999
ISBN: 9780306460630
Number Of Pages: 624

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Research has documented the reciprocal effects of exceptionality and secondary psychosocial and behavioral characteristics. This in-depth handbook examines the categories of exceptionality most often described in educational, behavioral, and health practices. Leading authorities from psychology, education, and medicine evaluate the key characteristics of particular exceptionalities from the vantage point of theory, research, assessment, and intervention.

Foreword: What We Make of Difference and the Difference We Make
Conceptual, Theoretical, and Research Underpinnings
Theory and Research in the Study of Childhood Exceptionalities
Psychological Perspectives on Exceptionality
Biological and Genetic Factors in Human Development
Psychosocial Effects of Environmental Factors
Childhood Disability and the Family
Social and Cultural Perspectives
Determinants of Psychosocial Disorders in Cultural Minority Children
Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Internalizing Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Externalizing Conditions
Psychosocial Characteristics of Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Physical and Health Impairments
Psychosocial Aspects of Neurological Impairments in Children
Psychosocial Correlates of Physical and Health Disabilities
An Alternate Path to Exceptionality: Prenatal Effects of Teratogenic Substances on Developmental Processes
Intellectual Differences
Psychosocial Correlates of Mental Retardation
Gifted Children: The Promise of Potential/The Problems of Potential
Language/Learning Disabilities
Psychosocial Correlates of Learning Disabilities
Psychiatric Disorders in Children with Speech, Language, and Communication Disorders
Sensory Impairments
Emotional Disorders in Deaf Children
The Impact of Visual Impairments on Psychosocial Development
Intervention and Prevention: A Life Span Perspective on Exceptionality
Early Identification and Intervention of Psychosocial and Behavioral Effects of Exceptionality
Fostering Resilience in Exceptional Children: The Search for Islands of Competence
Looking Ahead: The Adjustment of Adults with Disabilities
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ISBN: 9780306460630
ISBN-10: 0306460637
Series: The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: 31st May 1999
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 3.19