Essentials of Learning Disabilities and Other Developmental Disorders
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About the book
Written by an experienced child and adolescent psychiatrist, and an educational therapist who has been a trainer for more than two decades, this book provides a comprehensive coverage of developmental disabilities, ranging from learning disability (dyslexia) to intellectual disability (mental retardation) to autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Broadly following the DSM-5 (2014), Essentials of Learning Disabilities and Other Developmental Disorders offers an authenticated account of each disability with a strong focus on assessment. It provides an overview of the subject in an accessible form to teachers, trainers and clinical practitioners in the Indian context.
• Offers a lucid account of the subject matter for use by teachers, educators, occupational therapists and psychologists
• Includes research from studies carried out in India and Southeast Asia
• Refers to practice guidelines of the Indian Psychological Association on the assessment of learning disabilities
• Discusses newly available psychological tests normed on the Indian population for testing intellectual and learning disabilities
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