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Are there case studies of children and adolescents with NLD that have appeared in the literature?


The publications I know about that contain case studies of children and adolescents with NLD are as follows:

Alves, C., Eldson, M., Engle, H., Sheldon, J., & Cleveland, W. W. (1989). Changes in brain maturation detected by magnetic resonance imaging in congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatrics, 115, 600-603.

Bigler, E. D. (1989). On the neuropsychology of suicide. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 22, 180-185.

Casey, J. E., Del Dotto, J. E., & Rourke, B.P. (1990). An empirical investigation of the NLD syndrome in a case of agenesis of the corpus callosum. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 12, 29.

Cossu, M.C., Nava, I., Leoni, S., & Piccardi, L. (2005). Neuropsychological rehabilitation in a case of Cornelia de Lange syndrome. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 15, 147-160.

DeLuca, J. W. (1991). Case studies of adolescents with nonverbal learning disabilities. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 356-369). New York: Guilford Press.

Greiffenstein, M. F., & Baker, W. J. (2002). Neuropsychological and psychosocial correlates of adult arithmetic deficiency. Neuropsychology, 16(4), 451-458.

Hammond, K. (1996). Frontal lobe dysfunction and Williams syndrome: A case presentation utilizing SPECT analysis. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 11, 398.

Lincoln, A. et al. (1998). Neurobiology of Asperger syndrome: Seven case studies and quantitative magnetic responance imaging findings. In E. Schopler, G. B. Mesibov, & L. J. Kunce (Eds.), Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism? (pp.145-160). New York, Plenum.

Mattson, S. N., Riley, E. P., Jernigan, T. L., Ehlers, C. L., Delis, D. C., Jones, K. L., Stern, C., Johnson, K. A., Hesselink, J. R., & Bellugi, U. (1992). Fetal alcohol syndrome: A case report of neuropsychological, MRI, and EEG assessment of two children. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 16, 1001-1003.

McDonald, G. W., & Roy, D. L. (1988). Williams syndrome: A neuropsychological profile. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 10, 125-131.

Panos, P. T., Porter, S. S., Panos, A. J., Gaines, R. N., & Erdberg, P. S. (2001). An evaluation of a case of agenesis of the corpus callosum with Rourke? nonverbal learning disorder model. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 16, 507-521.

Pope, K. K. (1993). The pervasive developmental disorder spectrum: A case illustration. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 57, 100-117.

Rourke, B. P. (Ed.). (1985). Neuropsychology of learning disabilities: Essentials of subtype analysis. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P. (1987). Syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities: The final common pathway of white-matter disease/dysfunction? The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 1, 209-234.

Rourke, B. P. (1989). Nonverbal learning disabilities: The syndrome and the model. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P. (Ed.). (1991). Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P., Bakker, D. J., Fisk, J. L., & Strang, J. D. (1983). Child neuropsychology: An introduction to theory, research, and clinical practice. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P., & Del Dotto, J. E. (1994). Learning disabilities: A neuropsychological perspective. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rourke, B. P., Del Dotto, J. E., Rourke, S. B., & Casey, J. E. (1990). Nonverbal learning disabilities: The syndrome and a case study. Journal of School Psychology, 28, 361-385.

Rourke, B. P., Fisk, J. L., & Strang, J. D. (1986). Neuropsychological assessment of children: A treatment-oriented approach. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B.P., & Fuerst, D. R. (1991). Learning disabilities and psychosocial functioning: A neuropsychological perspective. New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P., van der Vlugt, H., & Rourke, S. B. (2002). Practice of child-clinical neuropsychology: An introduction. Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Ryan, T. V., Crews, Jr., W. D., Cowan, L., Goering, A. M., & Barth, J. T. (1998). A Case of Triple X syndrome manifesting with the syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Child Neuropsychology, 4, 225-232.

Shapiro, E. G., Lipton, M. E., & Krivit, W. (1992). White matter dysfunction and its neuropsychological correlates: A longitudinal study of a case of metachromatic leukodystrophy. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 14, 610-624.

Sparrow, S. S. (1991). Case studies of children with nonverbal learning disabilities. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 349-355). New York: Guilford Press.

Steele, D. L., Chisholm, A. K., McGhie,J. D. R., Gardner, R. J. M., Scheffer, I. E., Slater, H. R., & Dawson, G.(2005). Superior verbal ability and nonverbal learning disability in a child with a novel 17p12p13.1 deletion. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B-Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 134B, 104-109.

Stevens, D. E., & Moffitt, T. E. (1988). Neuropsychological profile of an Asperger's syndrome case with exceptional calculating ability. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2, 228-238.

White, R. F., Feldman, R. G., Moss, M. B., & Proctor, S. P. (1993). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), neurobehavioral testing, and toxic encephalopathy: Two cases. Environmental Research, 61, 117-123.

Witt, J. N. (1996). Diagnostic issues in the neuropsychological and neurobehavioral assessment of a 12-year-old boy seen following epilepsy surgery. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 11, 465-466.

Woods, S.P., Weinborn, M., Ball, J.D., Tiller-Nevin, S., & Pickett, T.C. (2000). Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL): An identical twin case study illustration of white matter dysfunction and nonverbal learning disability (NLD). Child Neuropsychology, 6, 274-285.


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