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Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

A Common-Sense Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maggie Mamen

Part of the JKP Essentials series

Quick Overview

This guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and organization.
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Paperback / softback
2007, 9.57in x 7.09in / 243mm x 180mm, 176pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-593-0
£13.99
Ebook
2007, ePUB, 176pp
ISBN: 978-1-84642-674-2
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£13.99

Description

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.

Reviews

'I will certainly re-read this intersting and practical book which I recommend to EP and clinical colleagues and other professionals such as speech therapists.`'
- Debate, Pat Bennett, Educational Psychologist, Lancashore CIS

'Clearly, Maggie Mamen has in-depth knowledge and understanding of the particular strengths and weaknesses of individuals with NLDS. Maggie Mamen's attitude to her subject is both positive and optimistic, based upon current research yet with a practical and common-sense approach for parents and teachers to follow. Her book can be recommended to all those involved with NLD children as a useful addition to current publications.'
- The Patoss Bulletin

'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

Authors

By (author): Maggie Mamen