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“Could It Be Nonverbal Learning Disability? An Overlooked LD in Kids with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #173]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#173), and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on January 26, 2017.

Episode Description

Nonverbal Learning Disability (NVLD) is poorly understood and frequently seen in children with ADHD. Amy Margolis, Ph.D., explains the condition, how to distinguish symptoms from those of ADHD, and the strategies that can help these children in school and social settings.

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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.”

Meet the Expert Speaker

Amy Margolis, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist at Columbia University Medical Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry where she leads neuroimaging studies of NVLD, Reading Disorder, and the effects of the chemical environment on the developing brain and the manifestation of learning problems. Her research is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, The NVLD Project, and Promise Project at Columbia. She is also Director of Neuropsychology at the Brooklyn Learning Center where she trains neuropsychologists to assess and treat children with learning disabilities and ADHD. For more information, contact her at [email protected], [email protected], or www.brooklynlearningcenter.com.

Webinar Sponsor

The sponsor of this week’s ADDitude webinar is….
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