Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense Guide For Parents And Professionals by Maggie MamenUnderstanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense Guide For Parents And Professionals by Maggie Mamen

Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense Guide For Parents And Professionals

byMaggie Mamen

Paperback | October 15, 2007

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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.

Maggie Mamen is a clinical psychologist working in a multi-disciplinary private practice in Ontario, Canada, and has studied learning difficulties for over 25 years. She has presented to professional and parent groups internationally, and has been acknowledged by the Ontario Psychological Association for her outstanding contribution to...
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Title:Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense Guide For Parents And ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 6.81 × 9.61 × 0.38 inPublished:October 15, 2007Publisher:Jessica Kingsley PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1843105934

ISBN - 13:9781843105930

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Table of Contents

Overview. 1. Introduction to Learning Disabilities. 2. What the eye doesn't see…Recognizing NLD. 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 Approaches to Managing 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 Behavior Management. 18. A Final Few Words. References. Resources. About the Author. Subject Index. Author Index.

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It is relevant to education staff, and the importance of speech and language therapy input is also highlighted. The book covers assessment and further devides nonverbal learning disabilities into subgroups; perceptual, social, written expressive and attentional. It contains easy to read chapters on management strategies and useful websites. - Speech & Language Therapy in Practice