Central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) can be explained as a disorder that affects a child’s ability to process auditory information that he/she hears. Often times, children with CAPD can be misunderstood and labeled as “behavior” problems or as children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). As a result of their processing difficulties, they also have decreased expressive and receptive vocabulary, which also makes following directions difficult for them.
A child with CAPD may exhibit one or more of the following characteristics:
Games for auditory processing and phonological awareness. Hearbuilder offers tryout games on their website. They are helpful and fun for children who have difficulties with auditory processing (phonological awareness, following directions, auditory memory, sequencing):
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