Year: 1989 Source: Journal of Learning Disabilities, v.22, no.3, (March 1989), p.180-185 SIEC No: 19890426

Three case histories are used to illustrate the hypothesis that a nonverbal learning disability (NLD) affects one’s ability to develop effective adaptation to limitations which in turn places a constraint on coping strategies. The role that NLD syndrome may play in suicidal behavior is also discussed. 43 refs.