Pediatric neuropsychology is the practice of understanding and elucidating brain-behavior relationships as applied to children and adolescents. This volume examines current trends in the assessment and treatment of common disorders including traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, epilepsy and autistic spectrum disorders.Table of Contents Part I. Fundamentals of Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention: 1. Introduction Scott Hunter and Jacobus Donders2. A developmental approach to pediatric neuropsychological intervention Tara Spevack3. Empirical bases for assessment and intervention Elizabeth Sparrow4. Multicultural aspects of pediatric neuropsychological intervention and rehabilitation Julie Ries, B. Potter and Antolin Llorente5. Bridging neuropsychological practice with educational intervention Jennifer Maedgen and Margaret Semrud-ClikemanPart II. Managing Neurocognitive Impairments in Children and Adolescents: 6. Traumatic brain injury Jacobus Donders7. Neuropsychological sequelae in children treated for cancer Marsha Nortz, Jannel Phillips and Douglas Ris8. Seizure disorders Lynn Blackburn, Frank Zelko and Hillary Shurtleff9. Autism spectrum disorders and social disabilities Julie Wolf, Deborah Fein and Natacha Akshoomoff10. Diagnosing and treating right hemisphere disorders Bonny Forrest11. Genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability Bonita Klein-Tasman, K. D. Phillips and J. Kelderman12. Remediating specific learning disorders Karen Wills13. Managing attentional disorders Donna Palumbo and J. Diehl14. Managing dysexecutive disorders E. Mark Mahone and Beth S. Slomine15. Pediatric movement disorders Scott Hunter16. Management of children with disorders of motor control and co-ordination David TupperPart III. Medical, Rehabilitative and Experimental Interventions: 17. Pharmacological interventions for neurodevelopmental disorders Thomas Owley18. Quantitative EEG and neurofeedback Kevin Krull, M. R. George and D. Strother19. Neuroimaging and its role in developing interventions Erin Bigler20. Cognitive rehabilitation Robert Butler21. Neuropsychological rehabilitation of school-age children: an integrated team approach to individualized interventions George Prigatano and Sylvie Naar-KingPart IV. Future Directions: 22. Reflections on present and future interventions in neurodevelopmental disorders Eileen Fennell.
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Titolo: Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention
Autori: Hunter - Donders
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2007
Finitura: Copertina rigida
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