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Neurodiversity: From Phenomenology to Neurobiology and Enhancing Technologies

Fung, Lawrence K
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Edition: 1st
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing
ISBN: 1-61537-302-0 (1615373020)
ISBN-13: 978-1-61537-302-4 (9781615373024)
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2021
Publish Date: 05/21
Weight: 1.21 Lbs.
Pages: 330
Subject Class: PSY (Psychiatry and Psychology)
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply.
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Class Specifications
Discipline: Pediatrics
Subject Definition: Neurodevelopmental Disorders-Genetics; Biodiversity
NLM Class: WS 350.7
LC Class: QP360
Abstract: Neurodiversity: From Phenomenology to Neurobiology and Enhancing Technologies addresses the totality of neurodiversity through positive explorations of ...invisible diversities....."from ADHD and savantism to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and dyslexia. Edited by the director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, the book emphasizes strengths-based approaches to clinical practice and investigates interventions to improve the lives of neurodiverse individuals. Following a compelling foreword by Temple Grandin, the book proceeds to address neurodiversity in four parts: first, an introduction that presents neurodiversity...s differences in brain function and behavior as part of the normal variation of the human population; second, presentation of the strengths-based model of neurodiversity (SBMN), including positive psychology, neurobiology, and SBMN in savantism, autism, ADHD, and dyslexia; third, a discussion of neurodiverse individuals in the real world, including higher education and employment; and finally, a review of technologies that enhance our abilities to maximize the potential of neurodiversity, including inclusive design and assessment tools that provide support for neurodiverse young adults seeking meaningful employment.

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