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Special Education Law: Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Nonverbal Learning Disorder Syndrome (NVLD) is a specific type of learning disability that affects children’s academic progress as well as their social and emotional development.

NVLD usually involves a combination of learning, academic, social and emotional issues. Most children with learning disabilities do not have significant problems with normal social and emotional development. Some children may have academic difficulties associated with NVLD but do quite well socially and emotionally. A valid diagnosis of NVLD includes a combination of learning, academic, social and emotional issues. Additionally, because the pattern of academic strengths and weaknesses may not show up early in life, and difficulties with social relations are not always apparent in young children, it is often difficult to make a diagnosis of NVLD until a child is in middle-to-late elementary school.

Knowledgeable and experienced school lawyers

We have experience advocating for appropriate placements and services for children with Nonverbal Disabilities. If you need help advocating for your child, please contact us. We understand the steps that are necessary to get your child the free appropriate public education he or she is legally entitled to receive.

We know the importance of your child’s education and we appreciate your confidence when you choose us to help protect your child’s rights. It will always be our goal to provide effective and efficient legal representation in a highly responsive manner to improve your child’s education.


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