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Title Visual diagnosis and care of the patient with special needs / editors, Marc B. Taub, Dominick M. Maino, Mary Bartuccio
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (461 pages)
Contents ""Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""CONTRIBUTORS""; ""CHAPTER 1: The Life Cycle Approach to Care""; ""CHAPTER 2: Genetics""; ""CHAPTER 3: Cerebral Palsy""; ""CHAPTER 4: Down Syndrome""; ""CHAPTER 5: Fragile X Syndrome""; ""CHAPTER 6: Intellectual Disability of Unknown Etiology""; ""CHAPTER 7: Oculovisual Abnormalities Associated with Rare Neurodevelopmental Disorders""; ""CHAPTER 8: Autism""; ""CHAPTER 9: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)""; ""CHAPTER 10: Acquired Brain Injury""; ""CHAPTER 11: Learning Disabilities""
""CHAPTER 12: Psychiatric Illness and Associated Oculovisual Anomalies""""CHAPTER 13: The Visual System in Neurodegenerative Disease""; ""CHAPTER 14: Vision Impairment and Brain Damage""; ""CHAPTER 15: Vision Screening""; ""CHAPTER 16: Comprehensive Examination Procedures""; ""CHAPTER 17: Diagnosis and Management of Refractive Error""; ""CHAPTER 18: Diagnosis and Treatment of Oculomotor Dysfunction""; ""CHAPTER 19: Diagnosis and Treatment of Binocular Vision and Accommodative Disorders""; ""CHAPTER 20: Diagnosis and Treatment of Strabismus and Amblyopia""
""CHAPTER 21: Diagnosis and Treatment of Vision Information Processing Disorders""""CHAPTER 22: Diagnosis and Treatment of Commonly Diagnosed Ocular Health Anomalies""; ""CHAPTER 23: Special Assessment Procedures""; ""CHAPTER 24: Neuroplasticity""; ""CHAPTER 25: Optometric Management of Functional Vision Disorders""; ""CHAPTER 26: Complementary and Alternative Approaches""; ""CHAPTER 27: Technology for Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Enhancement""; ""CHAPTER 28: The Multidisciplinary Approach""; ""CHAPTER 29: Disabilities and the Education System""; ""CHAPTER 30: The Optometric Practice""
Summary Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs provides a thorough review of the eye and vision care needs of patients with special needs. This book gives you a better understanding of the most frequently encountered developmental and acquired disabilities seen in the eye care practitioner's office. These disabilities include patients with autism, brain injury, Fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome, as well as those with psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis and more. The text discusses, in great detail, the visual issues inherent in these populations and their possible treatment. A group of authors with approximately 500 years of experience in the field of eye care and special populations have been brought together to develop this comprehensive reference. It may appear that this book is written primarily for eye care practitioners such as optometrists and ophthalmologists, while vision is the overriding topic, this book serves as an excellent resource for a multitude of professions including those engaged in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, physiatry, social work, pediatric medicine and special education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Eye -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
People with disabilities.
Vision -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Vision Disorders -- diagnosis.
Disabled Persons.
Eye Diseases -- diagnosis.
Eye Diseases -- therapy.
Mental Disorders -- complications.
Optometry.
Vision Disorders -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartuccio, Mary.
Maino, Dominick M.
Taub, Marc B.
ISBN 1451116683
1469875276 (electronic bk.)
9781451116687
9781469875279 (electronic bk.)