(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD): This term describes a condition in which the affected individual, whose hearing capabilities are otherwise functionally sound, will have difficulty understanding and processing information that is heard. It is believed that this occurs as the result of a... [more
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When a child has a hearing loss during the developmental years, all areas of development can be affected significantly. A hearing loss limits ease of acquisition of a communication system, which further influences development of interactions with others, the ability to make sense out of the world,... Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and Children's School Performance
Auditory processing problems may affect as many as 1 in 20 children but are frequently difficult to assess (Goldberg, 1998, p. 109). Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) is not deafness but resembles what is frequently called auditory dyslexia because the processing of neurological signals...
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Each day I wonder what Iím accomplishing. As a formerly goal-oriented person, Iím used to having my days mapped out with a ďto doĒ list that I check off and feel as if Iíve accomplished something. I am also used to looking back over my scheduling book and seeing progress.
In the world of... What is Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)?
September 24, 2007, 6:37 am
CAPD is a neurologically-based disorder where the brainís ability to correctly process auditory stimuli is impaired. While children with CAPD may have impaired hearing, many do not. It is much more difficult to identify than actual hearing loss, and is often confused with ADHD or other... Is Our Ability to Listen Inherited?
July 24, 2007, 6:29 am
An interesting study conducted by Researchers at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders points to genetic variations being responsible for a personís ability to listen to more than one conversation at once. This skill of being able to listen to and comprehend two...