CENTRAL AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER (CAPD)
Auditory Processing refers to how the brain perceives and interprets sounds. Some children may pass hearing acuity assessments, and hear sounds without any difficulty. The breakdown occurs when he/she has challenges perceiving and interpreting auditory information for meaning.
What are signs of Auditory Processing Disorders?
- Difficulty remembering information told to them
- Difficulty paying attention with lots of background noise
- Problems following multiple step directions
- Language Delays
- Low academic performance despite using a great deal of effort to learn.
- Behavioral Issues
- Needing more time to process information told to them
- Difficulty with reading and spelling