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Comprehensive Textbook on Disability
Editors: BS Chavan
Wasim Ahmad
Raj Kumari Gupta

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Publish Year2022
Size8.5" x 11"
Cover TypePaper Back
FormatSingle Color
Weight (Grams) 1415 Grams
Quick Overview
This book has 80 chapters divided into 19 sections, viz. 1. Understanding Disability, 2. Intellectual Disability (ID)—Causes, Diagnosis and Assessment, 3. Assessment, Special Education and Management of Co-morbid Behavioral Problems among Children with Intellectual Disability, 4. Training and Placement of Persons with Intellectual Disability, 5. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Features Assessment and Diagnosis, 6. Specific Learning Disabilities, 7. Hearing Impairment, 8. Visual Impairment, 9. Cerebral Palsy, 10. Other Disabilities, 11. Multiple Disabilities, 12. Disabilities and Mental Illness, 13. Genetic Disorders Associated with Disability, 14. Early Intervention and Early Childhood Education, 15. Curriculum Development, 16. Sociocultural Variables in the Field of Disability Rehabilitation, 17. Current Status of Research in the Field of Disability Rehabilitation, 18. Legislations, Policies and Benefits for Persons with Disabilities, 19. Special Issues Related to Disability. Each chapter has following sections: Learning Objectives, Abstract, Introduction, bulk of the chapter which may have any number of parts, Conclusion, Top Takeaways, Glossary, Exercises/Questions, References and Further Reading. There are hardly any departures.
Key Features
  • A comprehensive book on disabilities and related issues with 80 chapters, covering most of the disabilities.
  • Covers early intervention and early childhood education inclusive vocational aspects, skill training, employment options and research in the area of disability.
  • Addresses multiple aspects of disability, viz. architecture, technology, legislation, curriculum, genetics, sociocultural variables, assessment and intervention.
  • Chapters written by different contributors who are from diverse academic and geographical backgrounds. It is truly global in nature.
Target Audience
Written for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of courses in area of disability, teachers and practitioners of education, special education, psychology, psychiatry, medical profession, therapists, public health, etc.
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