A Special Kind of Brain: Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

A Special Kind of Brain: Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

By: Nancy Burger (author)Paperback

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Sharing the experience of bringing up a child with nonverbal 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 NLD 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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About Author

Nancy Russell Burger is a freelance writer whose nine-year-old son, Jimmy, was diagnosed with NLD at the age of four. She lives in Redding, Connecticut with her husband David, Jimmy and seven-year-old daughter Shawn.


Foreword, Byron P. Rourke. 1. What's the Matter with Jimmy? 2. The Diagnosis and Dealing With It. 3. At Home: Parenting the NLD Child. 4. Managing 'Inflow': The Kid in the Candy Store. 5. Persever-What? Fountain Soda and Batman. 6. Socialization: It's a Jungle Out There. 7. Teaching Social Skills. 8. Activities for the NLD Child. 9. NLD at School: Working with the System. 10. Discussing NLD with Your Child. 11. Living with NLD Every Day. 12. Trips, Holidays, Vacations. 13. Getting Involved: Support Groups, Septas, Workshops. 14. Seeking Outside Help for Your NLD Child. Afterthoughts. Acknowledgements. Resources. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/05/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781843107620
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781843107620
  • weight: 344
  • ISBN10: 1843107627

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