Editors: Samuel Honório, Marco Batista, Helena Mesquita, Jaime Ribeiro

Multidisciplinary Interventions for People with Diverse Needs - A Training Guide for Teachers, Students, and Professionals

eBook: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $66.5
Printed Copy: US $47
Library License: US $156
ISBN: 978-981-14-4675-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-4677-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114467711200101


Multidisciplinary Interventions for People with Diverse Needs is a book written from an interdisciplinary perspective with the objective of helping readers to understand the problems faced by people with special needs.

Key Features:

- provides an updated theoretical and contextual foundation of medical issues

- provides information about the meaning, evaluation and intervention of the problems related to a variety of debilitating diseases and disability conditions (dementia, language disorders, diabetes, alterations of consciousness, celiac disease and disability in general)

- contains an accessible, well written, didactic text which is useful to both students and working professionals

The book equips the reader with information about different approaches to medical and social issues that arise when dealing with persons who are experiencing some degree of disability. For teachers and working professionals, the handbook serves as a guide for teaching, for the development of the structure of training courses, for the design of evaluation models and intervention of the topics addressed in the book.

The combination of information about the professional and human aspects of special needs education makes this book a useful reference for pedagogues, psychologists, students, teachers and professionals involved in social science, healthcare, and sports medicine, among other fields.


- Pp. i
Sixto Cubo Delgado
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- Pp. ii-iv (3)
Jaime Ribeiro
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List of Contributors

- Pp. v-vi (2)
Samuel Honório, Marco Batista, Helena Mesquita, Jaime Ribeiro
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Exercise and Physical Activity - Contributions to Intervention in People with Dementia

- Pp. 1-26 (26)
Jaime Ribeiro, Marco Batista, Samuel Honório, João Serrano, Helena Mesquita
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Disorders of Consciousness

- Pp. 27-41 (15)
Liliana Teixeira, Danielle Blacker, Nuno Rocha
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Promoting Autonomous Language Learning in People with Special Needs: Universal Design for Learning in the Project En-Abilities

- Pp. 42-63 (22)
Sergio Sanchez, José Luis González, Elena Alcalde, Jaime Ribeiro, Margarida Lucas, António Moreira
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The Daily Life´s Routines of Children with Disabilities

- Pp. 64-80 (17)
Helena Mesquita, João Serrano, Samuel Honório, Marco Batista, Jaime Ribeiro
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Sensory Integration and the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders

- Pp. 81-102 (22)
Helena S. Reis, Pedro J. Bargão
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Combined Interventions on Diabetes

- Pp. 103-120 (18)
Mônica Braúna, Andreia Inácio, Catarina Lobão, Vânia Ribeiro, Ana Lopes, Samuel Honório, Jaime Ribeiro
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Celiac Disease and Modern Society

- Pp. 121-134 (14)
Catarina Lobão, Vânia Ribeiro, Rui Gonçalves, Hugo Neves
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Animal-Assisted Therapy and Developmental Disorders

- Pp. 135-149 (15)
Gladys Malafaia, Sofia Santos, Pedro Morato
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Physical Activity Practice Determinants for People with Motor Disabilities: Inequities in Access and Physical Activity Engagement

- Pp. 150-165 (16)
Bárbara Almeida, Sofia Santos, Fernando Gomes, Adilson Marques
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Psychosocial Correlates of the Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability or Motor Impairment

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Sofia Santos, Vera Figueiredo Serafim, Inês Maldonado, Fernando Gomes, Miguel Peralta, Adilson Marques
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Subject Index

- Pp. 182-191 (10)
Samuel Honório, Marco Batista, Helena Mesquita, Jaime Ribeiro
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