ICDL Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Part One: Overview and Recommendations
    • Chapter 1: Introduction by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
    • Chapter 2: The Need for a Comprehensive Individualized Approach
    • Chapter 3: Overview and Recommendations
    • Chapter 4: Principles of Clinical Practice for Assessment and Intervention by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. and Serena Wieder, Ph.D.
  • Part Two: Language and Communication
    • Chapter 5: Speech, Language, and Communicating Assessment and Intervention for Children by Sima Gerber, Ph.D., C.C.C.- S.L.P and Barry Prizant, Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P.
    • Chapter 6: Auditory Disorders in Children with Developmental Learning Disorders by Jane R. Madell, Ph.D.
    • Chapter 7: Children with Special Needs in Bilingual Families: A Developmental Approach to Language Recommendations by Robert H. Wharton, M.D., Karen Levine, Ph.D., Elizabeth Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Joshua Breslau, Ph.D., and Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
  • Part Three: Motor and Sensory Functioning
    • Chapter 8: Assessment of Sensory Processing, Praxis and Motor Performance by G. Gordon Williamson, Ph.D., O.T.R., Marie E. Anzalone, Sc.D., O.T.R., and Barbara E. Hanft, M.A., O.T.R.
    • Chapter 9: Screening, Evaluating and Assessing Children with Sensorimotor Concerns and Linking Findings to Intervention Planning: Strategies for Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapists by Toby M. Long, Ph.D., P.T., and Kirsten M. Sippel, M.P.P., P.T.
    • Chapter 10: A Integrated Intervention Approach to Treating Infants and Young Children with Regulatory, Sensory Processing and Interactional Problems by Georgia A. DeGangi, Ph.D., O.T,R., F.A.O.T.A
    • Chapter 11: An Ophthalmologist Approach to Visual Processing/Learning Differences by Harold Paul Koller, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.O.
  • Part Four: Home, School, and Family Approaches (Since this is a large file, downloads for each chapter are also provided.)
  • Part Five: Clinical Evaluation Process: Classification and Biomedical Evaluation and Intervention
    • Chapter 15: Developmentally Based Approach to the Evaluation Process by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., and Serena Wieder, Ph.D.
    • Chapter 16: Developmentally Based Approach to the Classification of Infant and Early Childhood Disorders by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., Serena Wieder, Ph.D., and Andrew Zimmerman, M.D.
    • Chapter 17: Medical Evaluation Of The Child With Autistic Spectrum Disorder by Ricki G. Robinson, M.D., M.P.H.
    • Chapter 18: Neuropsychological Assessment of Developmental and Learning Disorders by Lois M. Black, Ph.D., and Gerry A. Stefanatos, D.Phil.
  • Part Six: Innovative Models that Work with Especially Challenging Functional Developmental Capacities
    • Chapter 19: The Miller Method®: A Cognitive-Developmental Systems Approach for Children with Body Organization, Social, and Communication Issues by Arnold Miller, Ph.D., and Eileen Eller-Miller, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P.
    • Chapter 20: Visual-Spatial Thinking by Harry Wachs, O.D.
    • Chapter 21: Sensory-Motor Integration: A Perceptual-Motor Approach for Enhancing Motor Planning in Children with Special Needs by Parviz Youssefi, Ed.D, and Arousha Youssefi
    • Chapter 22: Mediated Learning Experience, Instrumental Enrichment, and the Learning Propensity Assessment Device by Reuven Feuerstein, Ph.D.
    • Chapter 23: Speech-Language Development: Oral and Written by Patricia Lindamood, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., and Phyllis Lindamood
    • Chapter 24:Technologies to Facilitate Language, Sensory Processing, and Motor-Planning Capacities by Patricia Lindamood, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P.
    • Chapter 25: Imagery and the Language Processing Spectrum by Nanci Bell, M.A.
    • Chapter 26: Adolescents and Adults with Special Needs: The Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship-Based (DIR) Approach to Intervention by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., and Henry Mann, M.D.
  • Part Seven: Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Foundations for Clinical Practice
    • Chapter 27: Neural Mechanisms in Autism by Andrew W. Zimmerman, M.D., and Barry Gordon, Ph.D., M.D.
    • Chapter 28: Autism as a Disorder of Complex Information Processing by Nancy J. Minshew, M.D., and Gerald Goldstein, M.D.
    • Chapter 29: Autism: Clinical Features and Neurobiological Observations by Margaret L. Bauman, M.D.
    • Chapter 30: The “BOLD” Approach: A Multimodal Format for Understanding Communication and Learning Disorders by Mark Rosenbloom, M.D., and Galina D. Kitchens, M.A.
  • Part Eight: Functional Developmental Approach to Interventions Research