By Chloë R. Marshall

Cognitive improvement in kids is a hugely advanced method which, whereas remarkably resilient, might be disrupted in quite a few methods. This quantity specializes in different types of neurodevelopmental disease: syndromic stipulations akin to fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and velocardiofacial syndrome; and non-syndromic stipulations together with dyslexia, particular language impairment, autism spectrum illness and a focus deficit hyperactivity disorder.


This ebook offers a state of the art assessment of present learn and covers key subject matters around the complete diversity of developmental issues. issues coated contain:



  • diagnosis and comorbidity

  • genetics

  • longitudinal experiences

  • computational versions

  • distinguishing sickness from drawback

  • language and tradition

  • the glossy beginnings of study into developmental disorders

The publication additionally appears at how the examine of developmental problems has contributed to our knowing of standard improvement, and subject matters emerge which are universal throughout chapters, together with intervention and schooling, and the neurobiological bases of developmental problems. the result's a desirable and thought-provoking quantity that would be fundamental to complex scholars, researchers and practitioners within the fields of developmental psychology, neuropsychology, speech and language remedy, and developmental disorders.

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