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Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NVLD or NLD)

A nonverbal learning disorder is characterized by a significant discrepancy between high verbal skills and lower motor, and visuo-spatial skills on an IQ test. Because of guarding the deficiency and superior skills at verbal communicating, NVLD people often are verbose; they may “think out loud” and a common complaint is that they “talk too much”. “The NLD syndrome reveals itself in impaired abilities to organize the visual-spatial field, adapt to new or novel situations, and/or accurately read nonverbal signals and cues.”

http://www.ldonline.org/article/6114

“Although there is growing awareness of this condition, NVLD is controversial in medical circles. It does not appear in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)”, (the 2015 update doctors, psychiatrists, and therapists use to diagnose all types mental illness and disabilities on the spectrum).

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/nonverbal-learning-disabilities/understanding-nonverbal-learning-disabilities