- Dyslexia--difficulties in the language area, which may include reading, spelling, and understanding the concept or meaning of the message within the text.
- Dysgraphia--difficulties in writing letters and/or keeping the written work within a confined space.
- Dyscalculia--difficulties in the area of math, which include basic math facts and understanding math concepts.
- Auditory and Visual Processing--difficulties in sensory integration, although the child has normal vision and hearing, processing in the environment is overwhelming.
Children who have NLD exhibit delays in the following areas:
- Motor--difficulties in coordination and balance.
- Visual--spatial-organizational-difficulties in visual-spatial recall and perceptions.
- Social--difficulties in recognizing non-verbal cues and nuances, the inability to interact at an age-appropriate social level, and immature reactions and judgements in comparison to peers.
- Coping--difficulties in assimilating to new concepts and environments.