An analysis of the criteria used to diagnose children with Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD)

@article{Mammarella2014AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the criteria used to diagnose children with Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD)},
  author={Irene C. Mammarella and Cesare Cornoldi},
  journal={Child Neuropsychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20},
  pages={255 - 280}
}
Based on a review of the literature, the diagnostic criteria used for children with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) were identified as follows: (a) low visuospatial intelligence; (b) discrepancy between verbal and visuospatial intelligence; (c) visuoconstructive and fine-motor coordination skills; (d) visuospatial memory tasks; (e) reading better than mathematical achievement; and (f) socioemotional skills. An analysis of the effect size was used to investigate the strength of criteria… Expand
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