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How can auditory processing disorder (APD) affect your child?

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Your child also may find it hard to:

  • Follow conversations
  • Know where a sound came from
  • Listen to music
  • Remember spoken instructions, particularly if there are multiple steps
  • Understand what people say, especially in a loud place or if more than one person is talking

SOURCES:

Auditory Processing Disorder Foundation.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: "Understanding Auditory Processing Disorders in Children."

UK National Health Service: "Auditory processing disorder."

Understood (for Learning & Attention Issues): "Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on March 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Auditory Processing Disorder Foundation.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: "Understanding Auditory Processing Disorders in Children."

UK National Health Service: "Auditory processing disorder."

Understood (for Learning & Attention Issues): "Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on March 7, 2019

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