Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School / Edition 1

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School / Edition 1

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by Pamela B. B. Tanguay, Sue Thompson
     
 

In this companion book to her successful Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home, Pamela Tanguay addresses issues related to the academic education of the child with NLD and related conditions. Topics such as school placement, program modifications, and social/emotional issues are covered, as well as specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions,… See more details below

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In this companion book to her successful Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home, Pamela Tanguay addresses issues related to the academic education of the child with NLD and related conditions. Topics such as school placement, program modifications, and social/emotional issues are covered, as well as specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division, and ideas for improving reading comprehension. The author defines and discusses concepts such as frontloading and a cooperative learning environment, and explains how they benefit the student with NLD and related conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853029417
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
507,410
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements8
Foreword9
Introduction15
Ch. 1NLD - What Is It?19
Ch. 2NLD Student Profile31
Ch. 3School Environment and Placement47
Ch. 4Teaching Strategies62
Ch. 5Social and Emotional Functioning77
Ch. 6Psychomotor and Spatial Challenges100
Ch. 7Arithmetic and Math116
Ch. 8Reading, Spelling, and Vocabulary136
Ch. 9Penmanship, Writing, and Composition156
Ch. 10Organization, Study Skills, and Homework175
Ch. 11Quizzes, Exams, and Standardized Testing193
Afterword213
App. I: Glossary of Terms216
App. II: Annotated Bibliography239
App. III: Internet Resources252
App. IV: Organizations259
Bibliography270
Index277

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