nonverbal learning disorder

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non·ver·bal learning disorder

n. Abbr. NLD
A neurological disorder of the right cerebral hemisphere in which the processing of nonverbal and visual-spatial information is impaired, leading to deficits in balance and coordination, pattern recognition, mathematical ability, and visual memory.
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The misunderstood child: The child with a nonverbal learning disorder. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 4(3), 113-122.
In addition to being a mother of a NLD child, Whitney also has co-founded the Nonverbal Learning Disorder Association.
The misunderstood child: The child with a nonverbal learning disorder. Journal for the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 4, 113-122.
Many of these students have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), Asperger's Syndrome, or bipolar disorder.
In these cases, books such as Helping a Child With Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Disorder (Stewart, 2007), Succeeding in College With Asperger Syndrome (Harpur, Lawlor, & Fitzgerald, 2004), A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism (Ozonoff, Dawson, & McPartland, 2002), and Asperger's: What Does It Mean to Me?
(1), (2) Some learning disorders affect a person's ability to read, write, or do math, whereas less - recognized nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) impacts the social and emotional functioning of children, adolescents, and adults.
In addition, other kids are diagnosed with a nonverbal learning disorder; they differ from neurotypical people in the way they process information and interact with others.
Over the past 10 years, I have been impressed with the number of patients with BPD whose nonverbal learning disorders and auditory and visual processing disorders have gone undiagnosed.
(27) The National Center for Learning Disabilities has pertinent information available on nonverbal learning disorders and the other learning disabilities.
"The city of Leominster and surrounding communities are very fortunate to have this therapeutic and educational program available, with such talented staff, to reach out to students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Asperger syndrome and other related nonverbal learning disorders."
She is also founder of a nonprofit organization for nonverbal learning disorders. In this book Rubinstein focuses on the individual nature of nonverbal learning disorders (NLD), and offers practical, adaptable advice that helps NLD children find their place both in the family and in wider social groups.
The guidelines also call for comprehensive educational evaluations starting as early as 4 years of age in order to identify potential attention-deficit and nonverbal learning disorders.