Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: The Essential Guide to Assessment and Management

Paperback / softback
A comprehensive textbook on the practice of paediatricneurodisability, written by practitioners and experts. Usinga problem-oriented approach, the authors give best-practiceguidance, and centre on the needs of the child and family, workingin partnership with multi-disciplinary, multi-agency teams. Drawing on evidence-based practice to provide a ready reference formanaging common problems encountered in practice. Chapters open with real life clinical case scenarios and leadonto a problem-based approach. The book covers thepracticalities of assessment, management and care of children witha wide range of disabling conditions and also provides tools andtemplates for practising paediatricians. The text isillustrated with clear tables, figures, diagrams and flow charts toenable easy referencing. Each section has guidance on furtherreading, useful websites and other information useful forfamilies. Readership Paediatricians (trainees in community and neurodisabilitypaediatrics; consultants in community and general paediatrics. Allied Health Professionals - physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists Educational Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists workingwith children Other professionals working with disabled children, youngpeople and their families.