Nonverbal Learning Disorder: The Unknown Disability
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Learning disabilities are neurological disorders that affect 15% of the population of the United States. They can be broken into two major subtypes: verbal learning disabilities and nonverbal learning disabilities. Verbal learning disabilities include dyslexia’s, auditory processing difficulties, and other disorders that affect the processing of verbal language. Nonverbal learning disabilities, however, involve deficiencies in the processing of nonverbal information and impairments in socialemotional functioning.