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Understanding Williams Syndrome Behavioral Patterns and Interventions by Eleanor Semel

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Williams syndrome,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent,
  • Special Education - Learning Disabled,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Child Psychology,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7937086M
ISBN 100805826181
ISBN 109780805826180

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This book is the "bible" for helping people with Williams Syndrome reach their full potential. Run, don't walk, to get a copy to help the teachers, therapists, and administrators in your WS child's life/5(6). "In Understanding Williams Syndrome, Eleanor Semel and Sue Rosner provide a fascinating overview on how [this] disorder has fared as a test of direct genotype-phenotype book plays a crucial role in relating research to reader is left with a sense of encouragement that with this growing body of (sometimes very . Comprehensive and readable, Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions is an essential guide for all those professionally, scientifically, or personally involved with this so frequently misunderstood and underserved population- Price: $   Their understanding of appropriate behavior can be limited. This book is a good start to understanding Williams syndrome. Each and every one of them has a different set of is unique. Always work witlogist specializing D.D. and their problems. The Salk institute in Calif has on going studies on William syndrome/5(7).

This is a great informational book about williams Syndrome for people that don't have any idea what the genetic defect is like. The only thing that I wish that they would have added into the vast amount of information was to discuss the health problems that are connected with this disorder. 2 people found this helpful/5. Williams Syndrome Williams syndrome (also known as Williams Beuren syndrome) is a rare genetic condition that affects 1 in 10, people worldwide. In the United States an estima to 30, are said to be affected by the condition, first identified in by the New Zealand doctor JCP Williams, after whom it was named. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, , pages This book is the first comprehensive source book on the behavioral patterns of individuals with Williams syndrome. Not only does it summarize and. We recently bought this book: “Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions” by Eleanor Semel and Sue R. Rosner as the title and description on Amazon made it sound like just what we wanted to read – an expert text on Williams Syndrome but also pitched at parents and carers.

“I never knew talent was a birth defect,” Jonas Salk has been quoted as saying about Williams Syndrome (cf. Bellugi & St. George xii), referring to the discrepancy between the extraordinary language abilities of persons with WS and their overall intellectual functioning, which usually falls within the bounds of mental retardation. Williams syndrome is caused by a genetic abnormality, specifically a deletion of about 27 genes from the long arm of one of the two chromosome 7s. Typically this occurs as a random event during the formation of the egg or sperm from which a person develops. The authors, a specialist in learning disabilities and a developmental psychologist, review basic information about Williams syndrome, its medical conditions, paradoxical profile, and neurobiological mechanisms; and discuss distinctive features of the language and perceptual and motor performance of children and adults with the : Taylor And Francis. The authors, a specialist in learning disabilities and a developmental psychologist, review basic information about Williams syndrome, its medical conditions, paradoxical profile, and neurobiological mechanisms; and discuss distinctive features of the language and perceptual and motor performance of children and adults with the syndrome.