This is an updated version of a comprehensive a resource for health professionals working with people (primarily adults) who have learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities). It will provide a comprehensive overview of the diverse approaches to treatment and management issues, as well as methods to help them achieve the rehabilitation aims – including the usage of non-healthcare facilities. Split into three sections, the book covers 1: Underlying theory; 2: Assessment; 3: Practical methods of physical treatment and management.
- Combines history and the theory underlying learning disability and its associated conditions; assessment, and practical physical treatment.
- Achieves carefully assessed aims through methods appropriate to the individual client.
- Funding suggestions for working in non-healthcare situations.
- Features a breadth of content that also appeals to non-physiotherapists.
Keywords: EDUCATION / Special Education / Learning Disabled EDU026020