Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice
Keith Owen Yeates
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2009
2 Rev ed
The most comprehensive, authoritative reference of its kind, this successful work examines a wide range of acquired, congenital, and developmental brain disorders and their impact on children'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 and reader feedback * Many new topics and authors, plus an additional coeditor, Bruce F. Pennington * Expanded focus: now covers developmental disorders as well as medical disorders * Chapters on math, reading, and language disabilities; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; autism; and intellectual disabilities * A chapter on evidence-based neuropsychological interventions * Includes medical disorders not covered in prior edition: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis; tuberous sclerosis; childhood stroke; and fetal alcohol syndrome.