The NVLD Project Videos
What is NVLD?
The NVLD Project founder, Dr. Laura Lemle, hosts a round table discussion with experts in learning disabilities from the Child Psychology Division at Columbia University Medical Center. The roundtable discussion includes what Non-Verbal Learning Disability is, the differences between NVLD and other diagnosis, and the ground-breaking research that Columbia is conducting to make NVLD a valid diagnosis in the DSM.
My NVLD Story (Count Me In)
This animated video of a 12-year-old’s experience about living with NVLD describes how the learning disability affects her in social situations.
Facebook Live Videos
Facebook Live with Susan Micari, MS. Ed. & Annalisa Perfetto, Ph.D.
Join us as we discuss life after high school with Susan Micari, MS. Ed. and Annalisa Perfetto, Ph.D.
Susan Micari, a Board Certified Educational Therapist, and Annalisa Perfetto, Ph.D., an Educational Therapist and Literacy Specialist, started a practice for adults with learning disabilities called EdTherapyNYC.
View the handout for the chat here.
Facebook Live with Shari Cherry
Join us as we discuss how Mindfulness has helped Shari Cherry as an adult with NVLD.
Shari Cherry was diagnosed with NVLD as an adult and has been advocating and spreading awareness about NVLD ever since. She was the subject of a short documentary created by students from the School of Visual Arts, which can be viewed here.
Facebook Live with Michaela Hearst.
Join us as we chat with NVLD blogger and ambassador Michaela Hearst about her journey with NVLD.
Michaela Hearst was diagnosed with NVLD when she was 14. She always say that no two diagnosis of NVLD are alike. She is studying to become a social worker because she wants to be able to help individuals with learning disabilities just like her!
Facebook Live with Sheldon Horowitz, Ed.D.
Join us as we discuss the difference between NVLD, ASD, ADHD and other learning disabilities with Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
Dr. Sheldon Horowitz is the Senior Advisor, Strategic Innovation, Research & Insights at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
Facebook Live with Amy Margolis, Ph.D.
Join us as we discuss what to do after an NVLD diagnosis with one of our research partner Amy Margolis, Ph.D.
Dr. Amy Margolis is Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology with an appointment in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and an affiliation with the Cognitive Development and Neuroimaging Laboratory.
Facebook Live with Linda Karanzalis
Join us as we chat with Linda Karanzalis about what it is like to be an adult with Non-Verbal Learning Disability.
Linda is a current NJ Certified K-12 special education and former classroom teacher with over 19 years of experience in the field of learning disabilities. She is a founding member of CHADD in South Jersey and recently joined ADDitude Magazine as an expert contributor.
Facebook Live with Our Project Social Ambassadors
Join us as we chat with Michaela, Benjamin, and Megan about their experiences as young professionals with NVLD and their time as Project Social Ambassadors.
Facebook Live with Michele Heimbauer and Elizabeth Mendelsohn
We chat with Elizabeth Mendelssohn and Michele Heimbauer from Winston Preparatory School about Returning to school during a pandemic!
Facebook Live Project Social Ambassador Chat with Alexa, Anna, Eileen, and Olivia!
Join us in chatting with Alexa, Anna, Eileen, and Olivia about their experiences with NVLD! We speak about their diagnosis stories, college life, and post-college life.
Shari’s NVLD Story
Jamie Deradorian Delia, Rogers Reed Smith and Hansen Lin from The School of Visual Arts created a short film about Shari Cherry and her journey with Non-Verbal Learning Disability.
Living with a Nonverbal Learning Disorder
Abby Bell is a young adult with nonverbal learning disabilities and ADHD. But it took a long road for her to learn exactly why she struggled.
Misdiagnosed with Asperger’s when she was a young child, Abby had difficulty in social situations and struggled with things like spatial awareness. But when she was 18 and was re-evaluated, she was finally identified as having NVLD.
Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NVLD)
An introduction and developmental overview of Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NVLD or NLD), a unique learning disability explained by psychologists Jessica Broitman, Ph.D and Jack Davis, Ph.D, and learning specialist, Kitty Lindow, M.Ed. For parents, educators, and people with NVLD. Covers what Is NVLD, what to look for developmentally, building a supportive team, school placement, and resources.
What Parents Need to Understand About NVLD
Judy Lewis, explains how parents can help children with Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NVLD) and answers questions from parents.