(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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Auditory Processing Disorder in Children: What Does It Mean?
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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...