Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success
Marshall P. Duke, Stephen Nowicki, Elisabeth A. Martin
This book describes and explains the methods and rules of nonverbal communication. The text offers definitions and techniques for assessing a child's strengths and weaknesses in this domain, as well as case studies, illustrations, and exercises for teaching or improving nonverbal skills at home or in the classroom. Specific chapters address: (1) the language of relationships; (2) assessing nonverbal skills; (3) teaching and remediation; (4) paralanguage; (5) facial expressions; (6) space and touch; (7) gestures and postures; (8) rhythm and time; (9) objectics; (10) teaching and remediation for individual children; (11) whole class approaches; and (12) a school-based curriculum for the development of nonverbal language skills. (Contains 22 references.)
Marshall P. Duke, Stephen Nowicki, Elisabeth A. Martin. Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success (1996). Peachtree Publishers: Atlanta, GA.
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