ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast

Listen to “Could It Be Nonverbal Learning Disability? An Overlooked LD in Kids with ADHD” with Amy Margolis, Ph.D.

Nonverbal Learning Disability (NVLD) is poorly understood and frequently seen in children with ADHD. In this podcast, Amy Margolis, Ph.D, explains how to identify and treat NVLD.

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Listen to “Could It Be Nonverbal Learning Disability? An Overlooked LD in Kids with ADHD” with Amy Margolis, Ph.D.

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Amy Margolis explains what NVLD is and how to properly diagnose and manage it.

In this episode:

  • How to distinguish symptoms of NVLD from those of ADHD
  • The importance of an accurate, early diagnosis
  • Why clinicians often misdiagnose NVLD
  • Signs of NVLD that parents should look for
  • How NVLD affects children in the classroom
  • Strategies parents can use to help a child with NVLD
  • Practical tips to help teachers modify instruction for students with NVLD

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Listener testimonials:

  • “My son has an NVLD diagnosis; this webinar was fabulous! I am better prepared to talk with his teachers about his needs.”
  • “Thank you for this. The time went by all too fast. Excellent and helpful content.”
  • “This was one of the best webinars. The speaker was very well prepared and helpful in covering the topic. Thank you.”

Listen in and tell us what you think in the comments. If you’re interested in advertising in ADDitude’s ADHD Experts podcast, write to us at anne@newhopemedia.com.

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Updated on January 23, 2020

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