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Author Batshaw, Mark L., 1945-

Title Your child has a disability : a complete sourcebook of daily and medical care / Mark L. Batshaw.

Publication Info. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., [1991]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  649.15 BATSHAW    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-333) and index.
Summary Offers practical information to help parents meet the daily physical and emotional needs of their disabled child.
Contents Pt. I. Getting the Diagnosis. Ch. 1. Your Child Has a Disability. Ch. 2. Finding a Doctor: Pediatric Care -- Pt. II. Why My Child? Ch. 3. Why My Child? Causes of Disabling Conditions. Ch. 4. What About Our Next Child? Genetic Counseling -- Pt. III. Developmental Disabilities. Ch. 5. The Development of a Young Child. Ch. 6. Mental Retardation. Ch. 7. Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21 and Other Chromosomal Abnormalities). Ch. 8. Seizure Disorders. Ch. 9. Cerebral Palsy. Ch. 10. Hearing Impairment / Dan F. Konkle. Ch. 11. Communication Disorders / Ken M. Bleile. Ch. 12. Autism. Ch. 13. Vision and Its Disorders / Mark L. Batshaw and David B. Schaffer. Ch. 14. Neuromuscular Disorders: Spina Bifida and Muscular Dystrophy / Edward B. Charney and Mark L. Batshaw -- Pt. IV. Approaches to Treatment. Ch. 15. Love and Discipline: Managing Behavior / John M. Parrish. Ch. 16. Nutrition and Dental Care. Ch. 17. Physical Therapy / Shirley A. Scull. Ch. 18. Occupational Therapy / Lisa Kurtz. Ch. 19. Commonly Used Medicines -- Pt. V. Growing Up With a Disability. Ch. 20. Educational Programs for Your Child / M. E. B. Lewis and Robin Gallico. Ch. 21. What the Future Holds / Adadot Hayes.
Subject Developmentally disabled children -- Medical care.
Developmentally disabled children -- Care.
Developmentally disabled children -- Education.
Developmentally disabled children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Developmental Disabilities -- Popular Works.
Child Rearing -- Popular Works.
Disabled Persons -- Popular Works.
Intellectual Disability -- Popular Works.
ISBN 0316083682 paperback $16.95 ($18.95 in Canada)
9780316083683 paperback
0316083690 hardcover
9780316083690 hardcover
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