separately with about a dozen different conditions and concludes with a chapter on community aspects and care of the handicapped child. There is a foreword by Dr. Arnold Gesell, who points out that the editor's purpose has been to present an authoritative survey of the most recent developments in the sciences and community services for children needing special assistance. The book does just that, and the authors are outstanding in their special fields. The book contains 276 clearly printed pages, thirteen chapters, references for reading for parents, and in index for easy reference. In addition to discussion of the usually accepted handicaps, there is a chapter on the mentally gifted and chapters on cystic fibrosis and celiac disease and on nephrosis.
This book has been prepared for professional persons, educationalists, physicians, students, social workers, and others who deal with children who are handicapped in one or more ways, and it