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A Special Kind of Brain By Nancy Burger

A Special Kind of Brain by Nancy Burger

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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.

A Special Kind of Brain Summary

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

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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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

About Nancy Burger

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Additional information

GOR003980816
9781843107620
1843107627
A Special Kind of Brain: Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability by Nancy Burger
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
2004-05-20
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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