AGATA MALTESE1, MARGHERITA SALERNO2, GABRIELE TRIPI3,4, PALMIRA ROMANO5, ANNACLAUDIA RICCIARDI5, GIULIA SESSA5, ANNABELLA DI FOLCO1, TERESA DI FILIPPO1, LUCIA PARISI1
1Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy - 2Sciences for Mother and Child Health Promotion, University of Palermo, Italy - 3Department PROSAMI, University of Palermo, Italy - 4Childhood Psychiatric Service for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, CH Chinon, France - 5Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Department of Mental Health and Physical and Preventive Medicine; Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Italy
Nonverbal learning disability (NVLD) can be defined as a specific learning disorder peculiar for deficits in non-verbal area, such as visuospatial and visuoconstructive difficulties, fine motor coordination impairments, and poor mathematics achievement, associated with well-developed language skills.
Aim of the present work is suggesting rehabilitative proposal for management treatment of NVLD in pediatric age tailored on children and based on EBM.
Nonverbal learning disability; NVLD; visuospatial abilities; rehabilitation; evidence based medicine (EBM)