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When should children get tested for auditory processing disorder (APD)?

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Children usually aren't tested for auditory processing disorder (APD) until age 7 because their responses to the listening test may not be accurate when they're younger.

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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