Nonverbal Learning Disability : Cognitive Difficulties

Description of Cognitive Difficulties Symptoms

Symptoms include difficulty interpreting visual-spatial relationships and difficulty processing and interpreting nonverbal communications.

These deficits result in difficulties with:

  • comprehension
  • understanding part-to-whole relationships
  • organization
  • using and understanding abstract language (such as context, intention, metaphor, and humor)
  • understanding body language, facial expressions and tone of voice.

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