• Covers the assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders • Emphasises evidence-based interventions • Bridges the knowledge gaps between the professionals responsible for providing care
Part I. Fundamentals of Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention: 1. Introduction Scott Hunter and Jacobus Donders; 2. A developmental approach to pediatric neuropsychological intervention Tara Spevack; 3. Empirical bases for assessment and intervention Elizabeth Sparrow; 4. Multicultural aspects of pediatric neuropsychological intervention and rehabilitation Julie Ries, B. Potter and Antolin Llorente; 5. Bridging neuropsychological practice with educational intervention Jennifer Maedgen and Margaret Semrud-Clikeman;
Part II. Managing Neurocognitive Impairments in Children and Adolescents: 6. Traumatic brain injury Jacobus Donders; 7. Neuropsychological sequelae in children treated for cancer Marsha Nortz, Jannel Phillips and Douglas Ris; 8. Seizure disorders Lynn Blackburn, Frank Zelko and Hillary Shurtleff; 9. Autism spectrum disorders and social disabilities Julie Wolf, Deborah Fein and Natacha Akshoomoff; 10. Diagnosing and treating right hemisphere disorders Bonny Forrest; 11. Genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability Bonita Klein-Tasman, K. D. Phillips and J. Kelderman; 12. Remediating specific learning disorders Karen Wills; 13. Managing attentional disorders Donna Palumbo and J. Diehl; 14. Managing dysexecutive disorders E. Mark Mahone and Beth S. Slomine; 15. Pediatric movement disorders Scott Hunter; 16. Management of children with disorders of motor control and co-ordination David Tupper;
Part III. Medical, Rehabilitative and Experimental Interventions: 17. Pharmacological interventions for neurodevelopmental disorders Thomas Owley; 18. Quantitative EEG and neurofeedback Kevin Krull, M. R. George and D. Strother; 19. Neuroimaging and its role in developing interventions Erin Bigler; 20. Cognitive rehabilitation Robert Butler; 21. Neuropsychological rehabilitation of school-age children: an integrated team approach to individualized interventions George Prigatano and Sylvie Naar-King; Part IV. Future Directions: 22. Reflections on present and future interventions in neurodevelopmental disorders Eileen Fennell.