Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Disorder: A Parent's Guide [NOOK Book]

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The book offers readers ways to evaluate their child's strengths and weaknesses in areas such as visual and spatial functioning, writing problems, information processing and organizational skills, social and emotional capabilities, language skills, and interactive abilities. It offers specific strategies for intervening and helping the child to cope with these obstacles, such as teaching the child how to socialize with humor and empathy, alternatives for learning to write, tips for organizing daily activities, ...
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Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Disorder: A Parent's Guide

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Overview


The book offers readers ways to evaluate their child's strengths and weaknesses in areas such as visual and spatial functioning, writing problems, information processing and organizational skills, social and emotional capabilities, language skills, and interactive abilities. It offers specific strategies for intervening and helping the child to cope with these obstacles, such as teaching the child how to socialize with humor and empathy, alternatives for learning to write, tips for organizing daily activities, multi-tasking, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608825479
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 460,876
  • File size: 516 KB

Meet the Author


Kathryn Stewart, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in child, adolescent, and family therapy, and a leading expert in treating neurocognitve disorders in children. She is the founder and executive director of the Orion Academy, in Moraga, CA, the first college-preparatory high school for students with NLD and Asperger's disorder. She is a leading expert and frequent speaker on the topic of NLD and Asberger's for various psychological associations, such as the LDA.
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Table of Contents


Preface     V
An Overview of Nonverbal Learning Disorder and Asperger's Disorder
What Are Nonverbal Learning Disorder and Asperger's Disorder?     3
Areas of Strength and Weakness     30
Why It's Important to Correctly Assess the Child with NLD or AD     48
The Effects of Nonverbal Learning Disorder and Asperger's Disorder
Speaking a Different Language: Social Skills Development and Social and Emotional Functioning     67
Lost in Space: Visual-Spatial Processing and Sensory Integration     82
Roots of the Matter: Information Processing and Organizational Problems     88
What Now? Interventions and Program Planning
Addressing Deficits in Organizational Skills and Information Processing     99
Learning to Learn: Interventions for Successful Learning Experiences     122
Bodies in Motion: Addressing Deficits in Visual-Spatial Processing and Sensory-Motor Integration     150
Social Competency: Issues of the Self, Others, and Self-Esteem     162
What Does the Future Hold?     194
Resources     209
Classroom Wish List     215
Activities for Children with NLD or AD     218
Information Processing Deficits     221
Orion Academy's Social Skills and Transitional Program Outline and Goals     225
References     234
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    Posted December 17, 2013

    Aspurgers

    I have aspurgers

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