an acquisition incapability which is marked by limited skills in critical thinking and impediments in processing non-verbal data. This impacts a youth's academic progress as well as other areas of behaving, that might consist of cultural competencies, visual-spatial abilities, motor coordination, and emotional processing. Commonly referred to as non-verbal acquisition discapacity.

NONVERBAL LEARNING DISORDER (NLD): "Non-verbal learning disorders can seriously impact the level of achievement a person can attain from childhood all the way through adulthood."
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