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Larry W. Desch, M.D.

Larry W. Desch, M.D. Biography: Larry W. Desch, M.D., FAAP, directs both the clinical and educational aspects of developmental pediatrics at Hope Children's Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. He completed his fellowship training in developmental disabilities at the University of Kansas Medical School and did postfellowship work for 3 years with Drs. Al Healy, Mark Wolraich, and James Blackman at the University of Iowa. Since then, Dr. Desch has served on the faculties of the University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin medical schools. He is a clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine. Over the years, Dr. Desch has also assisted various state agencies that deal with children with a wide spectrum of disabilities and has served on a number of advisory boards and committees for children with disabilities of state chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (including as a past chair of the committee in Missouri). He is also active in a number of national academic and professional organizations, including the AAP (the Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the Section on Children with Disabilities), the Society for Developmental Pediatrics, the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, and the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research. Within the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Dr. Desch serves as chair of the Continuing Education Committee.

Larry W. Desch, M.D.'s Books

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  • Capute & Accardo's Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Infancy and Childhood, Third Edition: Volume I: Neurodevelopmental Diagnosis and Treatment

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-756-4


    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.

    Hardcover $149.95 Qty:
  • Children with Disabilities, Eighth Edition

    ISBN: 978-1-68125-320-6


    This authoritative resource is in its eighth edition, enhanced with new chapters on critical topics, the latest evidence-based practices, updated instructor materials, and guidance on working with a wide range of professionals to address every aspect of child health and well-being.

    Hardcover $89.95 Qty:
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