Tag Archives: Auditory Processing Disorder

Peds Therapy Corner: Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder

Editor’s Note:  This article was written for parents, but is nevertheless excellent background on CAPD [Source:  Understood] Auditory processing disorder (also known as central auditory processing disorder or CAPD) is a condition that makes it hard for kids to recognize subtle … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: Auditory Processing Problems in Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Asperger’s (AS), or High-Functioning Autism (HFA), has been described as a social/communication problem. Processing auditory information is a crucial component of social communication, and some children on the autism spectrum have problems processing this information. One … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Combining Therapies to Treat Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

By: Julia Harper, M.S., OTR/L and Aimee Levin Weiner, Au.D. Introduction Many before us have suggested the use of sound stimulation (Tomatis) and the combination of sound stimulation and sensorimotor activities (Frick and Hacker) as effective strategies for treating processing … Continue reading


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SLP Corner: I’ll have a Sausage and People Pizza: The Controversy over Auditory Processing Disorder

by Jeremy Legaspi, MS CCC-SLP This post is hopefully the start of an open dialog among colleagues about Auditory Processing Disorders.  I have had this post in draft mode for some time and it’s almost the start of a larger post but due to … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: What? – Auditory Processing Disorder

[Source:  Special Education Advisor] By Carol Murphy, MA, CCC-SLP The weird thing about the diagnosis of auditory processing disorder is that, although most everyone agrees on the variety of symptoms, the actual testing of it can differ widely. Assessments, and … Continue reading


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