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Question # 14
Are there investigations of adults with NLD that have appeared in the literature?
The ones I know about are as follows:
Bieliauskas, L. A. (1991). Case studies of adults with nonverbal learning disabilities. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 370-376). New York: Guilford Press.
Bradley, E. A., & Udwin, O. (1989). Williams syndrome in adulthood: A case study focusing on psychological and psychiatric aspects. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 33, 175-184.
Grace, J., & Malloy, P. (1992). Neuropsychiatric aspects of right hemisphere learning disability. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 5, 194-204.
Greiffenstein, M. F., & Baker, W. J. (2002). Neuropsychological and psychosocial correlates of adult arithmetic deficiency. Neuropsychology, 16(4), 451-458.
McCue, M., & Goldstein, G. (1991). Neuropsychological aspects of learning disability in adults. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 311-329). New York: Guilford Press.
Morris, R. D., & Walter, L. W. (1991). Subtypes of arithmetic-disabled adults: Validating childhood findings. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 330-346). New York: Guilford Press.
Rourke, B. P., & Fisk, J. L. (1992). Adult presentations of learning disabilities. In R. F. White (Ed.), Clinical syndromes in adult neuropsychology: The practitioner's handbook (pp. 451-473). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Rourke, B. P., Young, G. C., Strang, J. D., & Russell, D. L. (1986). Adult outcomes of childhood central processing deficiencies. In I. Grant & K. M. Adams (Eds.), Neuropsychological assessment of neuropsychiatric disorders (pp. 244-267). New York: Oxford University Press.
Tsatsanis, K. D., & Rourke, B. P. (in press). Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in adults. In Wolf, L. E., Schreiber, H.E., & Wasserstein, J. (Eds.), Adult learning disorders: Contemporary Issues. (pp. 159-190). New York: Psychology Press.
Udwin, O. (1990). A survey of adults with Williams syndrome and idiopathic infantile hypercalcaemia. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 32, 129-141.
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