Neurodevelopmental Diagnosis and Treatment
Capute & Accardo's Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Infancy and Childhood, Third Edition: Volume I: Neurodevelopmental Diagnosis and Treatment
Early Childhood
The first of two volumes comprising the third edition of the core text for certification in neurodevelopmental disabilities in pediatrics, this definitive resource prepares future clinicians to skillfully assess and treat a range of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants and children.
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2007 704
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Expanded with coverage of today's most critical topics and written by more than 90 physician experts, this is the first of two volumes comprising the third edition of the core text for certification in neurodevelopmental disabilities in pediatrics. The most complete textbook available on this subject, this definitive resource prepares future clinicians to skillfully assess and treat a range of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants and children.

In Volume I, students and professionals will get extensive information on critical topics such as

  • brain development
  • the epidemiology of developmental disabilities
  • genetics
  • prematurity
  • fetal alcohol syndrome
  • neonatal neurodevelopmental assessment and screening
  • family functioning
  • early intervention and its efficacy
  • behavior management
  • psychopharmacology
  • ethical issues
  • legislative directives and trends
  • and more

A necessary textbook for academic pediatrics and a must-have desk reference for every practicing pediatrician, this authoritative resource will help clinicians ensure the best possible care for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Contents, Volume II
Editorial Board
Contributors, Volume I

I. Introduction

  1. A Neurodevelopmental Perspective on the Continuum of Developmental Disabilities
    Pasquale J. Accardo, Jennifer A. Accardo, and Arnold J. Capute

  2. Human Brain Development
    George T. Capone and Walter E. Kaufmann

II. Scientific Basis

  1. The Epidemiology of Developmental Disabilities
    Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, Colleen Boyle, Kim Van Naarden Braun, and Edwin Trevathan

  2. Genetics
    Usha T. Sundaram and Joann N. Bodurtha

  3. Metabolic Diseases and Developmental Disabilities
    Richard I. Kelley

  4. Neonatal Encephalopathy
    Michael V. Johnston

  5. Genetic Intellectual Disability: Neurobiological and Clinical Aspects
    Walter E. Kaufmann, George T. Capone, John C. Carter, and David N. Lieberman

  6. Human Behavior Genetics: Implications for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    Barbara Y. Whitman

III. Etiologies

  1. Prematurity
    Marilee C. Allen

  2. Congenital Infections
    Nancy J. Roizen and Daniel C. Johnson

  3. Children Born to Drug-Dependent Mothers
    Harolyn M.E. Belcher and Sonja Johnson-Brooks

  4. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Related Disorders
    Joan E. Pellegrino and Louis Pellegrino

  5. Plumbism: Elevated Lead Levels
    Cecilia T. Davoli

IV. Assessment

  1. The Developmental History
    Toni M. Whitaker and Frederick B. Palmer

  2. The Dysmorphology Examination
    Thomas R. Montgomery

  3. The Amiel-Tison and Gosselin Neurological Assessment from Birth to 6 Years of Age
    Claudine Amiel-Tison and Julie Gosselin

  4. The Neonatal Neurodevelopmental Examination
    Marilee C. Allen

  5. Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Infants and Young Children
    Bruce K. Shapiro and Hilary Gwynn

  6. The Capute Scales
    Mary L. O’Connor Leppert

  7. Developmental Screening: The Pathway to Early Identification
    Mary L. O’Connor Leppert and Erin M. Rosier

  8. Neurodevelopmental Assessment of School-Age Children
    Thomas R. Montgomery

  9. Functional Assessment in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
    Michael E. Msall and Emily R. Msall

  10. Family Functioning
    Barbara Y. Whitman

  11. Neuroradiology
    Errol J. Candy, Alexander H. Hoon, Jr., and Doris D.M. Lin

  12. Visual Impairment
    Christopher T. Leffler

V. Practice Issues

  1. Early Intervention and Its Efficacy
    Paul H. Lipkin and Mitchell Schertz

  2. Behavior Management
    SungWoo Kahng and Iser G. DeLeon

  3. Psychopharmacology: An Approach to Management in Autism and Intellectual Disabilities
    Scott M. Myers and Thomas D. Challman

  4. Traumatic Brain Injury
    James Christensen, Melissa K. Trovato, Cynthia Salorio, Ewa Brandys, Olga Morozova, Cristina Sadowsky, and Frank S. Pidcock

  5. Acquired Spinal Cord Dysfunction
    Cristina Sadowsky, Frank S. Pidcock, Ewa Brandys, Olga Morozova, Melissa K. Trovato, Cynthia Salorio, and James Christensen

  6. Neurorehabilitation
    Cynthia Salorio, Ewa Brandys, Olga Morozova, Frank S. Pidcock, Melissa K. Trovato, Cristina Sadowsky, and James Christensen

  7. Sensory Integration
    Shelly J. Lane

  8. The Spectrum of Assistive and Augmentative Technology for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
    Larry W. Desch

  9. Nonstandard Therapies in Developmental Disabilities
    Thomas D. Challman, Robert G. Voigt, and Scott M. Myers

  10. Ethical Issues in Disabilities
    Peter J. Smith

  11. Legislative Directives and Trends
    Ann W. Cox

  12. International Adoption
    Cecilia T. Davoli

  13. Supports for Families of Children with Disabilities
    Peter A. Blasco, Chris Plauché Johnson, and Sandra A. Palomo-Gonzalez



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: ADVANCE for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants - October 6, 2008
Not quoatable for website: Vol. 1 has brought together a myriad of professionals to author this comprehensive text. The first volume is useful for its comprehensive foundational facts regarding normal neurodevelopment, assessment tools and the diagnoses encountered.
T. Berry Brazelton, Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Founder, Brazelton Touchpoints Center - July 23, 2007
"All physicians who work with children should have this as a reference . . . covers our present knowledge of neurodevelopmental disabilities and is a firm base for the rapidly developing field."