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Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Childhood Disorders
Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Syndrome: A Parent's Guide
Stewart, Kathryn
ISBN 13: 
9781572245266
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781572242777
ISBN 10: 
1572245263
Category: 
ConsHlth: Childhood Disorders
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
New Harbinger Publications
Format: 
Paperback
LC Call Number: 
RJ506.A9S74 2007
Status: 
Active
Affiliation: 
Orion Academy; Moraga, CA
Audience: 
Consumer/ Patient
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 0.5 x 6.0 in
Pages: 
237
Weight: 
0.8
Retail Price: 
18.95
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0
Quantity On Order: 
0
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Synopsis:
According to the National Institute of Health, about one in every hundred children suffers from nonverbal learning disorder (NLD), adn another 1 precent suffer from Asperger's disorder. While diagnostic particulars of these two conditions differ, treatment approaches overlap. This book, a revised and updated edition of an essential resource for parents of children with NLD or Asperger's offers invaluable advice for encouraging learning and personal development in children with these two neurocognitive issues. This book offers readers ways to evaluate their child's strengths and weakness 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 activites, multit-tasking, and more.

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