Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

A Common-sense Guide for Parents and Professionals

Book - 2007
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Jessica Kingsley Pub

This easy-to-read guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present.

Maggie Mamen enables readers to select the most relevant strategies for coping with and managing their particular symptoms. She provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and improving organization. She also covers relevant teaching methods for the classroom.

This practical and accessible introduction is an essential guide for those families and professionals working with children and adults with NLDs.


This guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and organization.

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Mamen (a clinical psychologist specializing in learning disabilities) introduces parents and school professionals to the prevailing symptoms of Nonverbal Learning Disability in school-age children and characterizes its four sub-types (perceptual, social, written expressive, and attentional); she also addresses its relationship to pattern recognition. The final half describes strategies for managing and improving specific learning deficits in areas such as mathematics, organizational and communication skills, written expression, and self-management. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007
Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781843105930
1843105934
Branch Call Number: 618.928588 Mam

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