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Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Disorder A Parent's Guide

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ISBN-10: 1572245263

ISBN-13: 9781572245266

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Kathryn Stewart

List price: $21.95
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About one in every 100 children struggles with nonverbal learning disorder (NLD), and another 1 percent suffers from Asperger's Disorder. While diagnostic particulars of these two conditions differ, approaches to dealing with them overlap. If you're that parent of a child with NLD or Asperger's, this book offers you an essential resource for encouraging learning and personal development in your child.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 9/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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.

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