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Children with Complex Medical Issues in Schools

Author : Christine L. Castillo, PhD, LSSP
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Increasingly, children with significant medical issues are being incorporated into the general school environment. Given the potential effects of various disorders and conditions on educational prognosis, it is important for neuropsychologists, pediatric psychologists, school psychologists, teachers, and other professionals who are working with these children to be aware of the nature and course of these many disorders as well as the avenues for rehabilitation, accommodation, and classroom modification. In Children with Complex Medical Issues in Schools, Dr. Castillo bridges the gap between research and practice and provides a concise, yet thorough reference that covers a broad range of conditions, from high incidence disorders like epilepsy and meningitis, to those with less obvious neurological underpinnings like asthma and diabetes. Each chapter is written by clinicians with practical expertise with each disorder and includes: Case studies with results from neuropsychological evaluations to elicit understanding into how a student's school functioning may be affected by their medical history Recommendations for educational modifications and accommodations Data regarding morbidity and mortality rates, related medical issues, and common medical treatments Interventions for children with specific medical disorders, along with educational resources that may be accessed via the internet or through other literature

Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment

Author : Daniel C. Miller
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Written by a renowned expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition is a practical resource presenting school psychologists, educational diagnosticians, and pediatric neuropsychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology. Filled with case studies and guidance for your practice, the Second Edition offers new coverage of major neuropsychological test batteries for children, including NEPSY ®-II; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®, Fourth Edition Integrated; and Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System TM. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. The accompanying CD-ROM provides helpful tools, including sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests classified by processing area and conceptual model. Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition explores how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results.

Best Practices in School Neuropsychology

Author : Daniel C. Miller
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The latest edition of the gold standard in school neuropsychology references In the newly revised Second Edition of Best Practices in School Neuropsychology: Guidelines for Effective Practice, Assessment, and Evidence-Based Intervention, a team of psychological experts delivers a thoroughly updated treatment of modern issues and challenges in school neuropsychology. The editors provide comprehensive discussions of current assessment and intervention models, best practices in assessing cognitive processes, and the important task of collaborating with parents, educators, and other professionals. This latest edition includes: Explorations of the unique challenges posed by working with culturally diverse student populations Clinical advice for learning specialists and neuropsychologists engaged with special populations and students with academic disabilities, processing deficits, or medical disorders New chapters on assessment and intervention with children suffering from trauma or substance abuse Perfect for psychologists, neuropsychologists, clinicians, and academics working in or studying school environments, Best Practices in School Neuropsychology is a must-read reference for practitioners working with children and students who seek a one-stop reference for evidence-informed assessment and intervention guidelines.

Child Pain Migraine and Invisible Disability

Author : Susan Honeyman
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures -- Permissions -- Preface: A note to readers -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Migraine as invisible disability -- 2 A history of pediatric pain and the politics of pill culture -- 3 Materia medica and literary migraine -- 4 Testifying against trigemony -- 5 Visibility machines and pain proxies -- Conclusion: Animality, empathy, and interdependence -- Afterword: Scars (a migraine diary) -- Appendix -- Works cited -- Index

From Symptom to Synapse

Author : Jan Mohlman
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This edited volume bridges the gap between basic and applied science in understanding the nature and treatment of psychiatric disorders and mental health problems. Topics such as brain imaging, physiological indices of emotion, cognitive enhancement strategies, neuropsychological and cognitive training, and related techniques as tools for increasing our understanding of anxiety, depression, addictions, schizophrenia, ADHD, and other disorders are emphasized. Mental health professionals will learn how to integrate a neurocognitive perspective into their clinical research and practice of psychotherapy.

Children with Complex Medical Issues in Schools

Author : Christine L. Castillo
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Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical Setting

Author : Ida Sue Baron
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The pediatric neurological evaluation is explained, with an emphasis on the neurobehavioral perspective, and a valuable framework for conducting a pediatric neuropsychological evaluation is given, from initial patient contact through assessment, interpretation, and report writing. Recommendations on how to obtain the best samples of behavior are also described.

Exceptional Child Education Resources

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Fundamentals of Clinical Child Neuropsychology

Author : Barbara Z. Novick
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An Exceptional Exceptional Child

Author : Jane Schoenfeld
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Anna was an exceptional exceptional child. Born with multiple medical conditions, she had eleven major surgeries before she was fifteen. Now, she's just fine. This book describes her surgeries and how they affected her emotional, cognitive and social development. It shows how we, her parents, worked with the educational system and private providers to meet her needs and describes the strategies we used to deal with her behavioral and learning differences. It includes samples of her academic work, excerpts from relevant neuropsychological assessments, descriptions of parental interventions and teaching strategies, rules of the road for raising a child with chronic health conditions, and a glossary. It was written for you - especially if you're a parent of a child with special needs, a medical professional who wants more insight into the lives of your patients, or a teacher who wants to look beyond the learning differences you see in your students. And it's as upbeat as Anna herself.