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The Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities - Clinical Description and Applied Aspects

Michael A. Roman
The University of Texas

AbstractThe syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities is now well recognized in the field of neuropsychology. However, many psychologists in other specialties are unfamiliar with this disorder. This paper presents a clinical description of the syndrome based on a review of the relevant literature. The relevance of this disorder in educational settings is emphasized. Applied recommendations for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment are offered. In addition, a clinical case example, along with supporting evaluation data, is provided.