People with Non-Verbal Learning Disability struggle with a range of conditions from social to spatial disabilities.


Our Project Social Ambassadors are young adults with NVLD who want to raise awareness and build support for the community.


We are dedicated to awareness, support, and creating solutions for those with Non-Verbal Learning Disability.


We held our second consensus meeting in Fall 2018 to finalize the definition of NVLD.


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What is NVLD?

Non-Verbal Learning Disability is a complicated and poorly understood social and spatial learning disability. People with NVLD struggle with a range of conditions but specifically have difficulty with social skills and spatial concepts.

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Consensus Meeting

The NVLD Project sponsored the second NVLD consensus meeting at Columbia University Medical Center. An advisory committee was created to define NVLD in a format that will be acceptable for inclusion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

2017 Meeting Press Release

Columbia University Medical Center

The NVLD Project is supporting research at CUMC in New York. The information obtained from these studies will shed considerable light on how NVLD develops in childhood and how we treat this disorder in the future.

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The Mighty Partnership

We are thrilled to announce a partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty’s wide-reaching readership. The Mighty is a story-based health community focused on improving the lives of people facing disease, disorder, mental illness and disability.

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What is NVLD?

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Columbia University Medical Center Round Table Discussion


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