Ch 22: Life-Span Development Disorders: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Life-Span Development Disorders chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their life-span development disorders homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your life-span development disorders homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your life-span development disorders homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Definition of life-span development disorders
  • Childhood and adolescent development
  • Abnormal development in children
  • Autism disorders and Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Giftedness
  • Conduct and oppositional defiant disorders
  • Learning disabilities and disorders
  • Mental retardation

14 Lessons in Chapter 22: Life-Span Development Disorders: Homework Help
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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.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

4. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.

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 Are Learning Disorders? - Types & Causes

10. What Are Learning Disorders? - Types & Causes

In this lesson you will learn about learning disorders and their cause. Following this lesson you will have an opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

What is Alzheimer's Disease? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

11. What is Alzheimer's Disease? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Sometimes referred to as 'old-timers,' the neurological disorder is a highly disruptive and debilitating disease that many find confusing, frustrating, and exhausting to deal with. In this lesson we'll review the causes, symptoms, and current treatment options.

What Is Autism? - Spectrum, Symptoms & Treatment

12. What Is Autism? - Spectrum, Symptoms & Treatment

Studying Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) can help you understand how this disorder can be manifested on a spectrum. Explore Autism Spectrum Disorders in this lesson and test your understanding with a quiz.

What Is Dyscalculia? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment

13. What Is Dyscalculia? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment

Dyscalculia refers to a learning disability in mathematics. It is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as a Mathematics Disorder under the Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood or Adolescence.

What Is Hyperactivity in ADHD? - Symptoms, Definition & Causes

14. What Is Hyperactivity in ADHD? - Symptoms, Definition & Causes

This lesson describes what hyperactivity is in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. It covers diagnosis and potential areas for treatment.

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