(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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Will Reading & Writing Help Her Behaviors?
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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...