A Special Kind Of Brain: Living With Nonverbal Learning by Nancy Russell Burger

By Nancy Russell Burger

Sharing the adventure of citing a toddler with non verbal studying incapacity (NLD), this hot and available ebook bargains recommendation on topics ranging throughout analysis and remedy, kid's interplay with one another, appropriate actions for a kid with and the way to debate NLD with youngsters. a necessary consultant, this ebook will reassure, suggest and tell mom and dad and pros who paintings with youngsters with NLD.

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This includes your ability to effectively handle resistance, should it arise. 5. Be sure to reserve time to enjoy your child and just be parents. Chapter 3 At Home Parenting the NLD Child My religion is kindness. The Dalai Lama P icture this: you arrive home from the hospital with a bundle full of baby and a feeling of complete and utter helplessness. You sit, gingerly at best, next to your husband on the couch and stare at your new infant, wrinkled and asleep in his infant carrier. The silence of the child is unnerving, like the calm before a hurricane, and you both wish you had some faint idea of what to do next.

However, notable weaknesses are apparent in his visual perceptual—motor abilities. Concurrently, Jimmy exhibits significant attentional issues which further exacerbate his learning difficulties and reduce his availability to learn; however, his attentional discontinuity does not meet strict criteria for a diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder at this time… Jimmy presents a profile of a student with features of a Nonverbal Learning Disability as well as significant attentional issues.

Child: But it’s really blood, isn’t it? Parent: Yes, but please don’t talk about that at the dinner table. I’ll cut up some for you. Child: I don’t want any steak because the juice is gross. Parent: Then just say no thank you. Child: No thank you. If something like this occurs, and language comes out sounding harsh, try not to react in a negative way. If we do (and, yes, sometimes we do) we find that it frustrates Jimmy to the point of tears, often because he feels we don’t believe him when he says he didn’t mean to offend us.

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