As you review the characteristics outlined within this article, please keep in mind that many of the characteristics listed under one heading may, and often do, impact the individual in many areas of their lives. The hallmark of those diagnosed with NLD appears to be their fear, and sometimes terror, of any novel situation.
Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In,
Stephen Nowicki and Marshall Duke, 1992, Peachtree Publishers, GA
It’s Nobody’s Fault,
Harold S. Koplewicz, 1996, Times Books division of Random House, NY
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Syndrome and the Model,
Byron P. Rourke, 1989, The Guilford Press, NY
No One to Play With: The Social Side of Learning Disabilities,
Betty B. Osman, 1982, Random House, NY
Star Shaped Pegs, Square Holes,
Kathy Allen, Unicycle Press, 1076 Lynn St., Livermore, CA 94550.
Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: Neurodevelopmental manifestations,
B.P. Rourke (Ed.), 1995, The Guilford Press, NY
Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success,
Marshall P. Duke, Stephen Nowicki, Jr., and Elisabeth A. Martin, 1996, Peachtree Publishers, GA
The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders (formerly called "I Shouldn’t Have to Tell you! A Guide to Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disorders"),
Sue Thompson, M.A., C.E.T., 1997, LinguiSystems Inc
When You Worry About the Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children,
Edward Hallowell, 1996, Simon & Schuster, NY
Autism, Asperger's syndrome and semantic-pragmatic disorder: Where are the boundaries?
D.V.M. Bishop, 1989, British Journal of Disorders of Communications, Vol. 24, pgs. 107-121.
Developmental right-hemisphere syndrome: Clinical spectrum of the nonverbal learning disability,
V. Gross-Tsur, R.S. Shalev, O. Manor & N. Amir, 1995, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol. 28, No. 2, Pgs. 80-86.
Nonverbal learning disabilities and remedial interventions,
J.M.Foss, 1991, Annals of Dyslexia, Vol. 41, pgs. 128-140.
Nonverbal learning disabilities, Asperger’s syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder -- should we care?
R.A.Brumback, C.R.Harper, W.A.Weinberg, 1996, Journal of Child Neurology, Vol. 11, No. 6, pgs. 427-429.
Nonverbal Learning Disorders,
S.Thompson, 1997, Fall/Winter edition of The Gram, LDA-CA
Treatment Programme for the Child with NLD,
B.P. Rourke, 1993, Byron P. Rourke, Ph.D., Dept. of Psychology, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Validity and neuropsychological characterization of Asperger syndrome: convergence with nonverbal learning disabilities syndrome,
A.Klin, F.R.Volkmar, S.S.Sparrow, D.V.Cicchetti, B.P. Rourke, 1995,
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol. 36 (7), pgs. 1127-1140.
Assessing and Diagnosing the Individual with Nonverbal Learning Disorders (audiotape) lecturer: Diane Kosters, PhD, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium, California, 1996.
Educational Interventions for the Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorders (audiotape) lecturers:
Sue Thompson, MA, CET and Judith Paton, MA, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium, California, 1996.
Making Sense of Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (transcript), lecturer: Ray Petrauskas, Annual Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, 1995
Psychological Interventions for the Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorders (audiotape) lecturer: Kathryn Stewart, PhD, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium, California, 1996.
Social Skills Training for Nonverbal Communication (audiotape),
lecturers: Maria Antoniadis, PhD and Kathryn McCarthy, PhD, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium, California, 1996.
The Nonverbal Disabilities: Dense, Dyslogic, Self-Defeating (transcript),
lecturers: Dr. Eleanor Westhead, Dr. Jane Blalock, Dr. Kay Noel Gregg, International Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, 1990.
Advocating for the Individual with Nonverbal Learning Disorders (audiotape), lecturers:
Sarah Clarke, Esq. and Maria Antoniadis, PhD, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium, California, 1996 The
Hand, Handwriting, and the Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorders (audiotape),
lecturer: Peg Bledsoe, MA, OTR, FAOTA, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, from the Nonverbal Learning Disorders Symposium California, 1996.
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