Disability Studies

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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines 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.

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Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

Characteristics, Diagnosis and Treatment within an Educational Setting

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author provides an overview of the opinions expressed about NLD. She describes the cognitive, psychometric, socio-emotional and visual aspects, and also discusses how it can be diagnosed and how it associates itself with other conditions. She concludes by suggesting practical treatment strategies that can be applied at home and in school.

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How to be a Para Pro

A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals

Starfish Speciality Press

This book will be essential reading for all classroom assistants and support staff working with children with pervasive developmental disorder, autism and Asperger syndrome. It provides strategies to address the most common and perplexing behaviours and is full of insights, tips and anecdotes that bring alive the everyday challenges.

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Staff Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This full-colour guide provides staff who work in residential special schools in England with information about the rules they must follow and their responsibilities for the services that the school should provide for the young people there

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Young Person's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This full-colour accessible guide gives young people information on what should happen when they move into a residential special school in England and what that school should be doing for them

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Parent's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of residential special schools located in England and the staff who work in them

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