Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

Editor(s): James Hogg, Arturo Langa

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405102209

Online ISBN: 9780470773697

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773697

About this Book

This handbook helps professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities to establish the needs of individuals through systematic assessment and to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service they provide.


  • A comprehensive handbook for professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • Enables these professionals to establish the needs of individuals
  • Helps them to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service they provide.
  • Expert contributions include conceptual chapters and descriptions of selected assessment instruments.
  • Covers the full spectrum of need, including adults with mental health difficulties, behavioural problems, forensic needs and assessment of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities, and those suspected of developing dementia.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Conceptual Issues in Assessment

  2. Part II: Strategies and Instruments

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