NLD from the Inside Out

NLD from the Inside Out

Talking to Parents, Teachers, and Teens about Growing Up with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities - Third Edition

Michael Brian Murphy


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Written by and for teens and young adults with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD), as well as for their parents, teachers, therapists, and others who care about them, and backed by the latest neuropsychological research, NLD from the Inside Out offers hundreds of useful tips on: - Organization and planning, including study skills - How to successfully navigate the transition from dependent child to independent adult - Creating more harmonious family and peer relationships - Changing disabling attitudes. The book will help teens and young adults to avoid the angst and pitfalls often associated with NLD. More than that, it offers real stories from now-thriving young adults who grew up with NLD - proof that a full and rewarding life lies ahead for those who are now struggling. This is the ebook edition, you will be able to access this ebook online via your browser or download it to the accompanying Jessica Kingsley Publishers app.


Michael Brian Murphy:
Michael Brian Murphy spent his public school years in special education classes, not knowing exactly why. After finally being diagnosed correctly with NLD at the age of 24, he devoted himself to learning more about the disorder, in order to educate others. Michael earned an AA summa cum laude from Mass Bay Community College, a BA cum laude in Psychology from Clark University, and a MAJS degree from Hebrew College. He lives in the Boston area.