If your child has been diagnosed with NVLD, there a number options that your doctor might recommend. Extra help, such as a reading specialist, tutor or other professional can guide and teach your child methods of improving his or her academic skills.
They may recommend therapy, in order to improve some of the skills that are compromised due to the disorder. Thus they may recommend therapies such as occupational therapy in order to improve fine motor skills. Social skills can also be taught to kids in a group setting, so that social situations become less daunting. It may also be recommended that parents undergo behavioural training, in order to help them with how to help kids with learning disabilities.
Medication might be prescribed, in order to reduce the effect of some of the symptoms of NVLD such as anxiety or depression.
The progress and process of treatment should be closely monitored, in order to see if the methods used are effective or if there should be an alteration. Although have NVLD or any other learning disability presents great challenges throughout one’s lifetime, there is no reason why there can’t be great improvement with early intervention and professional treatment.