"Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities responds to the recent increased focus on, and need for, the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in treating intellectual disabilities. The first book wholly dedicated to addressing EBP specifically in relation to intellectual disabilities Provides clinical guidelines based on the strength of evidence of treatments for a given problematic behavioral topography or disorder Highly relevant to a wide-ranging audience, including professionals working in community services, clinicians and parents and carers "--
"Practice and Intellectual Disabilities will be highly relevant to a wide audience, including professionals working in community services, clinicians working in special education schools, residential facilities, and psychiatric hospitals, and parents and organizations involved in the care of individuals with intellectual disabilities"--
pt. 1. Foundational issues and overview. -- Evidence-based practice: an introduction / Perer Sturmey -- Adaptive behavior / Perer Sturmey -- Maladaptive behavior / Peter Sturmey -- But is it worth it? / Peter Sturmey -- pt. 2. Specific disorders and challenging behaviors. -- Aggressive behavior / Olive Healy, Sinéad Lydon, and Clodagh Murray -- Self-injurious behavior / Jeff Sigafoos, Mark F. O'Reilly, Giulio E. Lancioni, Russell Lang, and Robert Didden -- Stereotypic behavior / Timothy R. Vollmer, Amanda B. Bosch, Joel E. Ringdahl, and John T. Rapp -- Feeding problems / Keigh E. Williams, Laura J. Seiverling, and Douglas G. Field -- Sleep problems / Robert Didden, Wiebe Braam, Anneke Maas, Marcel Smits, Peter Sturmey, Jeff Sigafoos, and Leopold Curfs -- Anxiety disorders / Peter Sturmey, William R. Lindsay, Tricia Vause, and Nicole Neil -- Mood disorders / Peter Sturmey and Robert Didden -- Offenders with developmental disabilities / Peter Sturmey and Klaus Drieschner
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