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This book considers the important issue of "normality" and "atypicality" in child development. It examines some of the main circumstances of atypical development from a psychological perspective. Topics - such as emotional and behavioral difficulties, child abuse, learning disability - are linked through an integrating theoretical framework which incorporates different theories of child development. Possible explanations of the "hows and whys" of atypical development are discussed in relation to recent research findings relating to intervention and the practical implications for the family.
This book grew out of a three-year study of one child, documenting her social, emotional and cognitive development. It provides a valuable insight for all students and teachers of child development at the individual level. The observations and assessments are presented here as a model for students to use in their own observations aimed at supporting and extending children's learning. The book sets out theories and traditions in early childhood development and care, as well as ways of analyzing observations.
Recommended reading for many childcare courses, this book for anyone who works with young children and who needs to know more about how they learn and develop.
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