By Erica Patino
If your child has nonverbal learning disabilities (NVLD), she won’t outgrow them. But her symptoms will change over time. This symptom timeline can prepare you for what might lie ahead.
Erica Patino is an online writer and editor who specializes in health and wellness content.
Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
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@BHDUnderstood is primarily a resource for parents of kids with learning and attention issues, but much of our content is appropriate for an adult who is learning about their own learning challenges as well. Our community in our on-site Groups and on Facebook are both great sources for to seek advice and find personal support. Also, consider looking at a local LDA organization in your area:: ldaamerica.org/.../state-local-affiliates Good luck!
Where can I find help for an adult with NLD?
Yes it is helpfull I'm going to look at those now the poor thing is getting migraines because of stress level and anxiety issues
@Jackiep: Your son is lucky to have you looking out for his anxiety levels and organizational concerns. You might be interested in our charticle, 7 Ways to Teach Your Grade-Schooler Organization Skills. Would picture schedules perhaps be effective with him? We have samples here. Our Stress & Anxiety guide might be helpful in dealing with his emotions. And over the next year, you might be interested in reviewing and sharing with him our article on Preparing Your Child for Changes in Routine in Middle School. Good luck!
My son was just diagnosed with NVLD in 4th grade and his anxiety level is through the roof,he constantly asks the same questions over and over again about the days ahead we have done the written schedule but is there anyway else to ease his mind?(He is already worried about middle school and still has one year left of elementary left)
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