Health Care For People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Across The Lifespan

Author: I. Leslie Rubin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319180967
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Health Care For People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Across The Lifespan from the Author: I. Leslie Rubin. This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes) and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the “Bible” in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.

Nursing Care For Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities

Author: Cecily Lynn Betz
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557669827
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Nursing Care For Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities from the Author: Cecily Lynn Betz. The most comprehensive text available for nurses who specialize in intellectual and developmental disabilities, this essential book helps readers improve patient outcomes with an evidence-based and person-centered approach to care.

Core Curriculum For Specializing In Intellectual And Developmental Disability

Author: Wendy M. Nehring
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763747657
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Core Curriculum For Specializing In Intellectual And Developmental Disability from the Author: Wendy M. Nehring. Written by nationally known leaders in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, Core Curriculum contains easy-to-read, comprehensive information on health concerns for persons of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Designed for classroom use and self-study, the text is presented in a straightforward outline format, with extensive resources and references throughout. The authors address the most important health issues affecting this population, and the subsequent management of these issues.

Psychiatric Diagnosis And Management In Primary Care An Issue Of Medical Clinics

Author: Genevieve Pagalilauan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323323324
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Psychiatric Diagnosis And Management In Primary Care An Issue Of Medical Clinics from the Author: Genevieve Pagalilauan. This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America is devoted to Psychiatric Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care and is edited by Dr. Genevieve Pagalilauan. Articles in this issue include: Psychopharmacology; Office-based Screening of Common Psychiatric Conditions; Depression; Anxiety Disorders; Bipolar Disorder; Borderline Personality Disorder; Grief Reaction, Adjustment Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder; Somatiform Disorders; Addiction Disorders; Sleep disorders; Geriatric Psychiatry; Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults; and Medical Conditions with Neuropsychiatric Manifestations.

Disability Across The Developmental Life Span

Author: Julie Smart, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107354
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Disability Across The Developmental Life Span from the Author: Julie Smart, PhD. This is the only text to provide comprehensive coverage of human growth and development, a requirement mandated by the Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE) for a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling and for Licensed Professional Counselor certification. Written by an eminent leader in the field of disability studies, this book reflects a significant change in perceptions of individuals with disabilities from being defined foremost by their disability to being viewed as normal individuals with a disability. It provides an understanding of traditional human growth and development that will enhance the practice of disability counseling by enabling an understanding of a client's childhood and prior life experiences. The book begins with a focus on developmental theories and tasks, followed by a discussion of cultural and ethical considerations in human development. It considers the major theories of human development as they relate to people with and without disabilities, and career theories with a focus on the concept of choice. The book addresses specific developmental stages including a description of developmental tasks, risks, disability applications, specific disabilities common to a particular stage, and cultural and ethical issues, all supported by case examples. Key Features: Fulfills the required CORE mandated course on human growth and development and the disability experience Addresses disability across the lifespan in relation to developmental stages Authored by highly a respected expert in disability studies

A Comprehensive Guide To Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Second Edition

Author: Michael L. Wehmeyer
ISBN: 9781598576023
Size: 30.38 MB
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A Comprehensive Guide To Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Second Edition from the Author: Michael L. Wehmeyer. The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this volume fully prepares future educators, social workers, researchers, and clinicians to provide the best services and supports to children and adults across the life span. Tomorrow's professionals will discover what to do and how to do it as they prepare for their important work, and they'll refer to this user-friendly compendium year after year for information, insights, and answers. A cornerstone text for any course focused on developmental disabilities and an essential reference for every in-service professional's library. THE IDEAL CORE TEXT FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY COURSES: Broad and deep, with thorough, up-to-date information on intervention, education, family roles, health issues, specific disabilities, and much moreLife-span-focused, with topics ranging from genetics and development to aging issues Multidisciplinary, blending research and personal experiences of more than 70 esteemed authors from diverse fieldsImmediately applicable, presenting both the facts and practical, real-world advice on meeting the individual needs of people with disabilities Student-friendly, with learning objectives, instructive case stories, stimulating questions for reflection, and key Internet resources WHATa S NEW: New co-editors and contributors * New and extensively updated chapters on critical topics, including AAC and technology, autism spectrum disorder, advocacy and self-advocacy, communication challenges, family issues, human development and genetics, legal and ethical considerations, and psychopharmacology SELECTED TOPICS COVERED: assessment and diagnosis * behavior and mental health * brain plasticity * cerebral palsy * decision-making and consent * direct support professionals * Down syndrome * early development and intervention * education * employment * epilepsy * fetal alcohol spectrum disorder * fragile X syndrome * gender issues in developmental disabilities * international human rights * nutritional considerations * parenting * physical health * service systems and approaches * transition from school to adult life "

Community Oriented Health Services

Author: Elias Mpofu, PhD, DEd, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082619818X
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Community Oriented Health Services from the Author: Elias Mpofu, PhD, DEd, CRC. Grounded in a transdisciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own health improvementñan important determinant of individual well-being. It is based on recommendations by the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and on the premise that healthy communities are those with populations that participate in their own health promotion, maintenance, and sustenance. The book is unique in its integration of environmental and social justice issues as they significantly affect the advancement of community health. The text focuses on community-oriented health interventions informed by prevention, inclusiveness, and timeliness that both promote better health and are more cost effective than individually focused interventions. It addresses the foundations of community-oriented health services including their history, social determinants, concepts, and policies as well as the economics of community-oriented health services and health disparities and equity. It covers procedures for designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating sustainable community health coalitions along with tools for measuring their success. Detailed case studies describe specific settings and themes in U.S. and international community health practice in which communities are both enactors and beneficiaries. An accompanying instructor's manual provides learning exercises, field-based experiential assignments, and multiple-choice questions. A valuable resource for students and practitioners of education, public policy, and social services, this book bridges the perspectives of environmental justice, public health, and community well-being and development, which, while being mutually interdependent, have rarely been considered together. KEY FEATURES: Offers a new paradigm for improving public health through community-driven health coalitions Includes evidence-based strategies for engaging communities in the pursuit of health Demonstrates how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate community health partnerships Presents transdisciplinary approaches that consider environmental and social justice variables Includes contributions of international authors renowned in community health research and practice

Health Matters For People With Developmental Disabilities

Author: Beth Marks
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781598570007
Size: 13.76 MB
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Health Matters For People With Developmental Disabilities from the Author: Beth Marks. "A blockbuster text that will shift the paradigm... from a medically oriented focus to a more socially constructive emphasis on empowerment, self-determination, and the right of people with developmental disabilities to live a healthy lifestyle in the community."ùJames H. Rimmer, Ph.D., Director, National Center on Physical Activity and Disability "The authors have carefully provided an easy-to-understand framework for establishing programs that will change lives ... for people with and without disabilities."ùJoan Guthrie Medlen, RD, LD, Author, The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook: A Guide to Promoting Healthy Lifestyles; President, JEM Communications; Clinical Advisor for Health Literacy, Special Olympics, Healthy Athletes Program People with developmental disabilities are at significant risk for health problems. Effective health promotion can improve outcomesùand that's why adult day and residential agencies, schools, and other organizations need this invaluable program development guide. A start-to-finish framework for health promotion, this book shows administrators and service providers how to increase supports for health education, exercise, and nutrition by implementing their own successful program. With practical guidance on every stage of program development, readers will discover how to -communicate the key "selling points" of a health promotion program, from improved quality of life to reduced cost of health care -win the support of everyone involved, from senior management to direct support staff -assess individual and organizational needs -develop clear and realistic goals, both for the organization and for program participants -manage practical aspects like budgeting, gathering resources, and recruiting staff -motivate program participants with creative activities and strategies -evaluate program outcomes and identify areas for improvement Complete with practical planning materials such as a "getting started" checklist, assessment tools, and a sample program timeline and budget, this highly accessible guide will help service providers ensure better healthùand better livesùfor people with disabilities.