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Dictionary of Developmental Disabilities Terminology

by Pasquale J. Accardo

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More than 4,000 disability terms, with the clearest, most accurate definitions—that's what professionals will get in this third edition of the bestselling dictionary, now fully updated and expanded just in time for its 15th anniversary. The go-to disability reference since its first edition was published in 1996, this comprehensive dictionary gives readers jargon-free definitions of all the terms they'll need to know to work effectively with children, adults, and other professionals. A diverse team of experts carefully reviewed and revised every entry in this new edition, making each definition as clear, user friendly, and up to date as possible.
  ECC1 | Jun 13, 2012 |
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Now in its second edition, this illustrated dictionary provides clear, concise, and trustworthy definitions of thousands of disorders, assessment tools, theories, anatomical terms, medications, interventions, diagnoses, professional organizations, and more. In this expanded edition, you'll find new information from the rapidly changing field of genetics key legislation and public laws points of debate major associations and groups in the disability field terminology used in many fields, such as medicine, psychology, pharmacology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology tests and published instruments frequently used in these fields Written by a multidisciplinary team for a multidisciplinary audience, this key resource will deepen your understanding of your chosen field, increase your knowledge of related fields, and help you "talk the talk" of a wide range of specialties. It's a reference you'll keep handy for years to come!

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"Portable and convenient, this updated and expanded best-selling dictionary is an invaluable tool for anyone who cares for or works with individuals who have developmental disabilities."--BOOK JACKET.

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