Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

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Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-Sense Guide for  Parents and Professionals

This easy-to-read guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present.
Maggie Mamen enables readers to select the most relevant strategies for coping with and managing their particular symptoms.
She provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and improving organization.
She also covers relevant teaching methods for the classroom.This practical and accessible introduction is an essential guide for those families and professionals working with children and adults with NLDs
Preface.; 1. Introduction to learning difficulties.; 2. What the eye doesn't see...: Recognizing Nonverbal Learning Disabilities.; 3. Assessment and diagnosis of NLD.; 4. Pattern recognition and NLD.; 5. Introduction to subtypes.; 6. Perceptual NLD.; 7. Social NLD.; 8. Written expressive NLD.; 9. Attentional NLD.; 10. General remedial approaches to NLD.; 11. Strategies for organizational skills.; 12. Strategies for communication skills and social language.; 13. Strategies for processing social clues.; 14. Strategies for written expression.; 15. Strategies for mathematics.; 16. Strategies for self-regulation.; 17. Strategies for behaviour management.; 18. A final few words. References and Resources. Author Index. Subject Index.
Author: Mamen, Maggie
Format: Paperback (245.00mm X 175.00mm) 176 pages Weight: 320g