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Amy Margolis, PhD

Amy Margolis, PhD
Dr. Margolis is a pediatric neuropsychologist with 20 years of clinical experience. Dr. Margolis is funded by the NVLD Project to study the neural correlates of intelligence and how discrepancies between abilities arise in individuals and may contribute to learning disabilities such as Non-Verbal Learning Disability. Dr. Margolis is also funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Science to study the effects of prenatal exposure to neurotoxicants such as second-hand smoke and air pollution on neurodevelopment.
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What is Non-Verbal Learning Disorder?

Children with Non-Verbal Learning Disability are usually more advanced in language than any other area but they have a deficit in visual-spatial processing.