Handbook of Positive Psychology in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Translating Research into Practice By Karrie A. Shogren, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Nirbhay N. Singh
English | PDF | 2017 | 379 Pages | ISBN : 3319590650 | 18.7 MB
This handbook examines the wide-ranging applications of positive psychology in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. It discusses the change in perceptions of disability and the shifting use of traditional deficit-based treatments. It presents evidence-based approaches and strategies that promote individuals’ strengths and capacities and as well as provide supports and services to enhance quality of life.