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Understanding Rett Syndrome: A guide to symptoms, management and treatment

Understanding Rett Syndrome: A guide to symptoms, management and treatment
 

Understanding Rett Syndrome offers a concise, evidence-based introduction to Rett Syndrome (RTT), covering a range of topics from diagnosis and causes, to treatment and family management. It focuses on improving the quality of life for those with the syndrome by suggesting practi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781138600560
Barcode 9781138600560
Release Date 7 October 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Fabio, Rosa Angela
By Capri, Tindara
By Martino, Gabriella
Series Understanding Atypical Development
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ISBN-13 9781138600560
ISBN-10 1138600563
Stock Release date is 7 October 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Release Date 7 October 2019
International Release Date 15 September 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Fabio, Rosa Angela
By Capri, Tindara
By Martino, Gabriella
Series Understanding Atypical Development
Category Child & Developmental Psychology
Physiological & Neuro-Psychology
Teaching Of Children / Adults With Specific Learning Difficulties
Personal & Public Health
Psychotherapy
Nursing
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Understanding Rett Syndrome offers a concise, evidence-based introduction to Rett Syndrome (RTT), covering a range of topics from diagnosis and causes, to treatment and family management. It focuses on improving the quality of life for those with the syndrome by suggesting practical ways of managing the condition at home and at school, offering support and guidance to all parents and caregivers learning how to help children with RTT. Over the course of six chapters Martino, Capri and Fabio explore signs and symptoms of RTT, along with an overview of treatment, therapy and interventions for those living with the condition, focusing on technological aids such as eye-tracking and ICT and new neural techniques. They also explain the consequences of the reclassification of Rett Syndrome from Pervasive Developmental Disorders to Neurology Disorders , resulting in a significant change in diagnosis and treatment for the condition. Illustrated with interviews with parents of children living with RTT, Understanding Rett Syndrome is essential reading for parents and caregivers, as well as practitioners in clinical and educational psychology, counselling, mental health, nursing, child welfare, public healthcare, and those in education.

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Author's Bio

Rosa Angela Fabio is Professor of General Psychology at the University of Messina, Italy. Tindara Capri is a psychologist and a PhD student at the University of Messina, Italy. Gabriella Martino is a researcher in Clinical Psychology at the University of Messina, Italy.

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