Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Understanding and Coping with NLD and Asperger's—What Parents and Teachers Need to Know
Product Number: EB00386364
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440642937
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
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Description

A special-needs guide that ?comes to the rescue?(Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child) of those who struggle with an increasingly common condition. Millions of children suffer from Nonverbal Learning Disorder, a neurological deficit that prevents them from understanding nonverbal cues like tone of voice and facial expressions. Though they can be exceptionally bright and articulate, these children often have difficulty in social situations, and can become depressed, withdrawn, or anxious. In this revised edition, Rondalyn Varney Whitney-a pediatric occupational therapist and the parent of a child with NLD-offers practical solutions, the latest information, and all-new activities that will help parents put their child on the path to a happy, fulfilling life. Topics include: -Getting a diagnosis -Developing a treatment plan -Helping your child make friends -Dealing with setbacks

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Original Publish Date: Dec 02, 2008

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