Teach him what to say, how to say it, when to say certain words in appropriate
Teach him to stop, look, listen and weigh alternatives in puzzling situations
Train him to observe non-verbal cues (if he doesnt get it, quietly and patiently
explain the idea)
Explain the rules of social problems and help him get all the information he needs in
social situations before making any decisions to act.
Give him plenty of outside experiences even though he does not like novel situations.
Whenever there is a novel experience (a substitute teacher, a field trip, a change in
schedule, etc. tell him ahead of time and discuss the strategies he will use to get
through these different times)
Use verbal rehearsal and "walk throughs" done step-by-step in anticipation of
Teach self advocacy by helping him know his strengths in learning; and make sure he has
all his available learning tools: calculator, computer, software that is helpful.
*Reference: Rourke, Byron P. "Treatment Programme for the Child with NLD",