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Are there publications dealing with interventions for persons with NLD?


We have developed a treatment programme (see Rourke, van der Vlugt, and Rourke, 2002, for the latest revision); see also the case reports in this volume that include specific applications of this intervention programme. Also, there are a number of descriptions of modes of intervention in the literature. The ones I know about are as follows:

Cermak, S. A., & Murray, E. (1992). Nonverbal learning disabilities in the adult framed in the model of human occupation. In N. Katz (Ed.), Cognitive rehabilitation models for intervention in occupational therapy (pp. 258-291). Boston: Andover Medical.

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.

Cracco, J., & Thierry, E. (1993). Neuropsychological assessment and treatment plan for a girl with nonverbal learning disabilities: A case study. Acta Ergotherapeutica Belgica, 5, 103-111.

Foss, J. M. (1991). Nonverbal learning disabilities and remedial interventions. Annals of Dyslexia, 41, 128-140.

Little, L. (1998). Severe childhood sexual abuse and nonverbal learning disability. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 52, 367-381.

Matte, R. R., & Bolaski, J. A. (1998). Nonverbal learning disabilities: An overview. Intervention in School and Clinic, 34, 39-42.

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

Ozols, E. J., & Rourke, B. P. (1991). Classification of young learning-disabled children according to patterns of academic achievement: Validity studies. In B. P. Rourke (Ed.), Neuropsychological validation of learning disability subtypes (pp. 97-123). New York: Guilford Press.

Rourke, B. P., & Tsatsanis, K. M. (1995). Memory disturbances of children with learning disabilities: A neuropsychological analysis of academic achievement subtypes. In A. Baddeley, B. Wilson, & F. Watts (Eds.), Handbook of memory disorders (pp. 503-533). New York: Wiley.

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

Tanguay, P. B. (2001). Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at home: A parent's guide. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Tanguay, P. B. (2002). Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at school: Educating students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome, and related conditions. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Taylor, H. G. (1989). Learning disabilities. In E. J. Mash & R. Barkley (Eds.), Behavioral treatment of childhood disorders (pp. 347-380). New York: Guilford Press.

Thompson, S. (1997). The source for nonverbal learning disorders. East Moline IL: LinguiSystems.

Tuller, B., Jantzen, K. J., Olvera, D., Steinberg, F., & Kelso, A. S. (2007). The influence of instruction modality on brain activation in teenagers with nonverbal learning disabilities: Two case histories. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40, 348-369.

Udwin, O., & Yule, W. (1988). Infantile hypercalcaemia and Williams syndrome: Guildelines for parents. Essex, United Kingdom: Infantile Hypercalcaemia Foundation.

Udwin, O., & Yule, W. (1989). Infantile hypercalcaemia and Williams syndrome: Guildelines for teachers. Essex, United Kingdom: Infantile Hypercalcaemia Foundation.

Williams, J. K., Richman, L., & Yarbrough, D. (1992). Comparison of visual spatial performance strategy training in children with Turner syndrome and learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 25, 658-664.


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