Learners with this disorder usually suffer in silence.
Researchers have defined it in this way:
"Nonverbal Learning Disorder Syndrome (NVLD) is a specific type of learning disability that affects children's academic progress as well as their social and emotional development."
Non-verbal Learning Disorder is an interesting disorder because it develops throughout one's life.
Some characteristics that NLD On the Web have provided (http://www.nldontheweb.org/home.html) of the disorder are: