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Ch 22: Life-Span Development Disorders: Tutoring Solution

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The Life-Span Development Disorders chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about life-span development disorders. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the theories and concepts involving life-span development disorders required in a typical abnormal psychology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other abnormal psychology work.
  • Identify the life-span development disorders concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our abnormal psychology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about life-span development disorders and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding developmental abnormalities, emotional and behavioral disorders or any other life-span development disorders topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their psychology learning
  • Prefer learning psychology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their life-span development disorders unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in abnormal psychology
  • Don't have access to their psychology teacher outside of class

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  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about life-span development disorders on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Define life-span development disorders.
  • Understand the development of mental health from childhood through adolescence.
  • Explain how developmental abnormalities in children affect learning.
  • Differentiate between Asperger's syndrome and autism.
  • Describe the characteristics of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • Take a look at Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.
  • Learn the causes and treatments of oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder.
  • Explain how learning disorders are diagnosed and treated.
  • Examine the different levels of mental retardation and discuss the causes and treatment.

11 Lessons in Chapter 22: Life-Span Development Disorders: Tutoring Solution
Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

1. Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

Everyone grows and changes throughout their life, but why do some people have developmental problems? In this lesson, we'll look at common lifespan development disorders and major theories about how people develop them.

Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

2. Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

Some mental illnesses can show up at any point in a person's life, but some first occur during specific stages of lifespan development. In this lesson, we'll look closer at some disorders that appear in childhood, adolescence, and old age.

Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

3. Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

Developmental abnormalities in children have an impact on their learning and social skills. Examine an example in this lesson that will help you learn about the importance of early intervention.

Emotional & Behavioral Disorders: Autism & Asperger's Syndrome

4. Emotional & Behavioral Disorders: Autism & Asperger's Syndrome

In this lesson, we will explore the similarities and differences of two emotional and behavioral disorders: autism and Asperger syndrome. Discover the characteristics of these disorders and how they affect the people who have them.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.

Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

6. Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

In this lesson, we will explore advanced cognitive development in terms of a gifted child. We will also define what it means to be gifted and Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder & Conduct Disorder: Definitions, Causes & Treatments

7. Oppositional Defiant Disorder & Conduct Disorder: Definitions, Causes & Treatments

Every child misbehaves sometimes, but what happens when someone acts out more than usual? In this lesson, we'll look at two behavior disorders: conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.

Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

8. Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

Why do some students struggle to learn? What types of learning disabilities affect students? In this lesson, we'll look closely at three common learning disorders: dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.

Intellectual Disabilities: Definition, Levels, Causes, Prevention & Treatment

9. Intellectual Disabilities: Definition, Levels, Causes, Prevention & Treatment

People with intellectual disabilities have low IQs and problems with daily functioning. In this lesson, we'll examine the levels of intellectual disabilities as well as the causes and treatments of them.

What Is ADHD? - Symptoms & Treatment

10. What Is ADHD? - Symptoms & Treatment

People diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience extreme energy, inattention, and sometimes a combination of both. They also struggle with focused activities. Explore the disorder in this lesson, and test your understanding with a quiz.

What Is Sensory Integration Disorder in Children? - Treatment, Symptoms & Definition

11. What Is Sensory Integration Disorder in Children? - Treatment, Symptoms & Definition

It is estimated that the lives of 1 in 20 children are affected daily by sensory integration disorder. Learn more about sensory integration disorder, its symptoms, how it is treated, and more.

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