4 edition of Genetics of developmental disabilities found in the catalog.
Genetics of developmental disabilities
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Merlin G. Butler, F. John Meaney|
|Series||Pediatric habilitation -- 13, Pediatric habilitation -- v. 13|
|Contributions||Butler, Merlin Gene, 1952-, Meaney, F. John|
|LC Classifications||RJ506.D47 G46 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 886 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||886|
|LC Control Number||2005043931|
This serial presents a scholarly view of research into the causes, effects, classification systems and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors to this series come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education and other health and behavioral sciences. In specific developmental disorders, a child has one or more skills, for instance language, reading, motor coordination or spelling, that are delayed or develop at a slower pace than other skills. There are also pervasive developmental disorders in which the distortion and delay of a child's functioning is manifested in a more global manner.
This book is a must-have for all researchers in genetics, developmental biology, regenerative medicine, and stem cell biology. • Includes new research not previously published in any other book on the molecular genetic processes that regulates development • Chapters present a broad understanding on the application of animal model systems Author: Sally Moody. “This outstanding book, which provides one of the most contemporary and authoritative life-span perspectives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be an invaluable resource for the full range of people, including families, who support this population.
Developmental disability is a diverse group of chronic conditions that are due to mental or physical impairments that arise before adulthood. Developmental disabilities cause individuals living with them many difficulties in certain areas of life, especially in "language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living". Developmental disabilities can be detected early on and persist Specialty: Psychiatry. Intellectual disability and developmental delay encompass a heterogeneous group of disorders that have a negative impact on the physical, emotional, behavioral, and intellectual development of an individual. These can be caused by genetic and nongenetic factors and can lead to syndromic or nonsyndromic intellectual and developmental disability.
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The last section of the book covers other related topics, such as neuropsychiatric and behavioral aspects of developmental disabilities and cerebral palsy. Of particular interest is the chapter on genetic epidemiology of developmental disabilities. It contains an Author: Michel Vekemans. Spanning topics from genetics to intervention to family issues, the Handbook is an outstanding resource for graduate students and professionals."--Geraldine Dawson, "The field of developmental disabilities has undergone tremendous change and rethinking over the past 25 years.
The current zeitgeist is reflected in many diagnostic 5/5(3). The genetics of developmental disabilities. By Laura Shumaker on February 3, at PM.
There are many hundreds of genes that contribute to developmental disabilities and autism, and the. Provides expert discussions of the development, classification, diagnosis, and treatment of developmental disabilities-emphasizing research advances in genetics, molecular and cytogenetic testing, and molecular biological technologies for an improved understanding of the causes and factors that may contribute to these disorders.
The most complete book available on children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this core textbook is perfect for any course focused on disabilities. No other text on this subject is all of these things at once: broad and deep, with thorough, up-to-date information on intervention, education, family roles, health issues, specific disabilities such as Down syndrome and.
This authoritative reference provides expert discussions of the development, classification, diagnosis, and treatment of developmental disabilities-emphasizing research advances in genetics, molecular and cytogenetic testing, and molecular biological technologies for an improved understanding of the causes and factors that may contribute to these dBook Edition: 1st Edition.
Developmental Biology. 6th edition. Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates; By agreement with the publisher, this book is accessible by the search feature, but cannot be by: 1. Genetics of Developmental Disabilities is a collection of reviews of common developmental disorders.
It is written for all those interested in understanding the causes and pathogenesis of these disorders as well as those involved in the care of affected patients.
Written as a textbook, it contains three main sections. The first section covers the basic principles of medical : Michel Vekemans. Get this from a library. Genetics of developmental disabilities. [Merlin Gene Butler; F John Meaney;] -- Published in Genetics of Developmental Disabilities is written as a textbook and resource for physicians, basic and clinical researchers, and other professionals, students, and health care.
Let's begin by reviewing some of the important discoveries that have shaped the field of developmental genetics. Inan Austrian monk, Gregor Mendel, performed breeding experiments with peas.
He observed that the peas' visible traits or "phenotypes," such as seed color, were inherited according to. Genetics of Developmental Disabilities (Pediatric Habilitation) [Butler, Merlin, Meaney, F. John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Genetics of Developmental Disabilities Format: Hardcover.
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Gene-Environment Interactions: The environment a child is exposed to both in utero and throughout the rest of his or her life can also impact how genes are expressed.
For example, exposure to harmful drugs while in utero can have a dramatic impact on later child development. Height is a good example of a genetic trait that can be influenced by. This authoritative reference provides expert discussions of the development, classification, diagnosis, and treatment of developmental disabilities-emphasizing research advances in genetics, molecular and cytogenetic testing, and molecular biological technologies for an improved understanding of the causes and factors that may contribute to these disorders.
Genetics research studies how individual genes or groups of genes are involved in health and disease. Understanding genetic factors and genetic disorders is important in learning more about preventing birth defects, developmental disabilities, and other unique conditions among children.
Some genetic changes have been associated with an. Purchase Principles of Developmental Genetics - 2nd Edition.
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Suggest a book topic Books open for Cited by: 7. Genetic factors play a major part in intellectual disability (ID), but genetic studies have been complicated for a long time by the extreme clinical and genetic by: Developmental dyslexia is a highly heritable disorder with a prevalence of at least 5% in school-aged children.
Linkage studies have identified numerous loci throughout the genome that are likely to harbour candidate dyslexia susceptibility genes. Association studies and the refinement of chromosomal translocation break points in individuals with dyslexia have resulted in the discovery of Cited by: Pediatric Genetics Team Stuart K.
Shapira, MD, PhD Pediatric Genetics Team National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The findings and conclusions in this presentation have not been formally disseminated by theFile Size: 3MB.
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Search in this book series. Looking for an author or a specific volume/issue? and promoting friendship development through peer mentoring for individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Lindsay S. Athamanah, Connie Sung. Genetics and genomics of Down syndrome. Pierluigi Strippoli.Genetics • While learning disabilities tend to run in families, their expression differs in the parent and in the child. • Children who lack skills needed for reading, such as hearing the separate sounds of words, often have a parent with a related problem.