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A Special Kind of Brain : Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability - Nancy Burger

A Special Kind of Brain

Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

Paperback Published: 15th June 2004
ISBN: 9781843107620
Number Of Pages: 224

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Sharing the experience of bringing up a child with non verbal learning disability (NLD), this warm and accessible book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children's interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with and how to discuss NLD with children. An essential guide, this book will reassure, advise and inform parents and professionals who work with children with NLD.

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A nicely-presented guide aimed at parents and social care staff, both of whom may need some informed and practical guidance on how to work with, support and interact constructively with children with nonverbal learning disability (NLD). -- Care and Health Magazine

Forewordp. 9
What's the matter with Jimmy?p. 15
The diagnosis an dealing with itp. 29
At home : parenting the NLD childp. 44
Managing inflow : the kid in the candy storep. 58
Persever-what?p. 71
Socialization : it's a jungle out therep. 86
Teaching social skillsp. 98
Activities for the NLD childp. 112
NLD at school : working with the systemp. 124
Discussing NLD with your childp. 144
Living with NLD every dayp. 156
Changes in routine and moving - a four-letter wordp. 170
Getting involvedp. 187
Seeking outside help for your NLD childp. 196
Looking aheadp. 208
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ISBN: 9781843107620
ISBN-10: 1843107627
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15th June 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.15