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Who can get auditory processing disorder (APD)?

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People of all ages can have auditory processing disorder (APD). It often starts in childhood, but some people develop it later. Between 2% and 7% of kids have it, and boys are more likely to have it than girls. The disorder can lead to learning delays, so kids who have it may need a little extra help in school.

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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