Video: A Young Woman Opens Up About Growing Up With NVLD

By The Understood Team

Abby Bell is a young adult with nonverbal learning disabilities (NVLD) and . But it was a long road for her to learn exactly why she struggled.

Misdiagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when she was a young child, Abby had difficulty in social situations and struggled with things like spatial awareness. But when she was 18 and was reevaluated, she was finally identified as having NVLD. Hear Abby’s story about her struggles and how she dealt—and continues to deal—with them.

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    The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.