Pediatric Neuropsychology, Second Edition

Pediatric Neuropsychology, Second Edition

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The most comprehensive, authoritative reference of its kind, this acclaimed work examines a wide range of acquired, congenital, and developmental brain disorders and their impact on childrena€™s neuropsychological functioning. Leading experts present state-of-the-art knowledge about how each condition affects the developing brain; the nature and severity of associated cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial impairments; and effective approaches to clinical evaluation and treatment planning. New to This Edition *Reflects significant scientific advances. *An additional coeditor, Bruce F. Pennington. *Chapters on math, reading, and language disabilities; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; autism; and intellectual disabilities. *Medical disorders not covered in prior edition: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis; tuberous sclerosis; childhood stroke; and fetal alcohol syndrome. *A chapter on evidence-based neuropsychological interventions.Problems with the interpretation of AE scores are highlighted in the manuals for most standardized assessments, and ... Some adults (including both those who passed the high school exit exams and others who were considerably lessanbsp;...

Title:Pediatric Neuropsychology, Second Edition
Author:Keith Owen Yeates, M. Douglas Ris, H. Gerry Taylor, Bruce F. Pennington
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009-11-19


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