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1st Edition

Handicapping Conditions in Children

Edited By

Bill Gillham

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ISBN 9781032200354
January 30, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
130 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1986, Handicapping Conditions in Children provides an accessible overview of a wide range of handicapping conditions and their remediation, and gives a balanced perspective on the medical, educational and social issues. It will therefore be of value to a wide audience in these professions as well as to students and parents. Each chapter deals with one specific area but is presented to cover: description of the condition and its aetiology; its prevalence in the population and relatives; developmental characteristics; special problems and needs; educational and social provision; the potential for the future; and further reading lists. The book does not include every possible condition, but concentrates on those that are most frequent or problematic.

This book is a reissue originally published in 1986. The language used is a reflection of its era and no offence is meant by the Publishers to any reader by this republication

Table of Contents

Foreword 1. Mental Handicap Bill Gillham 2. Disorders of Language and Communication Bill Gillham 3. Hearing Impairment Juliet Bishop and Susan Gregory 4. Visual Handicap Allan Dodds 5. Cerebral Palsy Bill Gillham 6. Epilepsy Ruth Gillham 7. Spina Bifida Bill Gillham 8. Autism Derek Wilson References Notes on Contributors Index

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