Basic Summary for Auditory Processing Disorder


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Main name of condition: Auditory Processing Disorder
Other names or spellings: APD, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, CAPD, auditory perception problem, auditory comprehension deficit, central auditory dysfunction, central deafness, word deafness


What is Auditory Processing Disorder?
  Brief description of Auditory Processing Disorder: Failure of the brain to correctly process sound.
  Parent types of Auditory Processing Disorder: Ear conditions, Hearing Impairment, Brain conditions
  Organs Affected by Auditory Processing Disorder: ear, brain
What causes Auditory Processing Disorder?
  Cause of Auditory Processing Disorder: Unknown cause; related to brain processing.
What are the symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder?
  Symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder: see symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder
How is it treated?
  Specialists for Auditory Processing Disorder: Pediatrician, Audiologist, Speech pathologist

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