Announcing Our New NVLD Support Group

NVLD Support Group

Do you ever feel frustrated and overwhelmed?  Like you are the only one with or the parent of someone with a Non-Verbal Learning Disorder?  Linda K. is here to let you know that you are NOT alone! She has created a private Facebook group called NVLD Pioneers, an NVLD support group for families and individuals […]

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Calming Anxiety in Adults and Children with Neurodiversity using Essential Oils

Anxiety in adults and children with neurodiversity

Anxiety in adults and children with neurodiversity can be very common. Are you looking for ways to decrease anxiety for yourself or your child? Children and adults with NVLD, ADHD, and autism experience anxiety during social interactions, transitions, and while doing school work. While some medications for ADHD help with focus, they can trigger or […]

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What do Trains Have to Do with ADHD and NVLD?

What do Trains Have to Do with ADHD and NVLD

Have you ever set aside time to prepare for a task you know you had a deadline to complete? Such as cleaning your house, doing your taxes, or any other task, but you struggle to get started? If you’re able to start the task, does it ever feel impossible to stay focused long enough to […]

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Listen to Linda on ADHD for Smart Ass Woman Podcast

Episode 56 Is it ADHD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder with Linda Karanzalis, M.S., BCCS

Episode 56: Is it ADHD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder? with Linda Karanzalis, M.S., BCCS Join Tracy and her guest Linda Karanzalis, in Episode #56 of ADHD for Smart Ass Women. Linda is a board-certified cognitive specialist and parent/student coach who provides executive function training and social-emotional learning programs for people of all ages. Linda also just wrote […]

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How My Dad helped Me Growing up with a Non-Verbal Learning Disorder, ADHD, and Neurodiversity

Learn how you can help your children of all ages by how my 98 yr. old dad helped me growing up with a non-verbal learning disorder, ADHD, and neurodiversity. Love to hear your thoughts! Non-Verbal Learning Disorders & Help from my 98 year old Dad! Learn how you can help your children of all ages […]

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Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities

Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities

Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities: Taking off the fire hat. How to instill Fire PREVENTION, instead of Fire FIGHTING. Watch the Video & Learn from Linda’s struggles as a child with NVLD/ADHD and professional experiences how to help your child ‘Don’t be the fire fighter, be the coach! -Be a protector, […]

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The Confusion of Non-Verbal Learning Disorders

What are Non-Verbal Learning Disorders

This is a topic I’m very passionate about. Not only am I a learning specialist, but I also have NVLD. So, it’s no surprise my life’s mission is to help others to not go through years of struggling and pain like I did. Back when I was in school virtually nothing was known about NVLD, […]

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What is NVLD and Are You Getting the Correct Help?

What is NVLD?   Are You Getting the Correct Help?   Watch My Video Below >>>     What is a Non-Verbal Learning Disorder? What is the WRONG and RIGHT Kind of Help? Learn about What is the RIGHT and WRONG kind of Help! Posted by ADDvantages Learning Center on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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It Takes One to Know One!

As the old saying goes, check out the super short 50 second video to learn how that applies to YOU! Linda Karanzalis HAS ADHD and knows how to help your child! Linda Karanzalis, MS Linda Karanzalis, MS, is a former special education classroom teacher with over 25 years of experience in the areas of learning […]

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Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child?

Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child

What causes your child give pushback when you ask something of them? Children of all ages with different brain wiring (ADHD, NVLD, social-emotional difficulties, often struggle with problem solving and changes. Does your child ‘dig in his heels’ to resist new changes? Poor executive functioning skills cause difficulties understanding and comprehending new incoming information. For […]

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