Behaviors Associated with Auditory Processing Disorders
There are many behaviors associated with Auditory Processing Disorders and individuals can have ANY combination of them. If you see some of the following behaviors in your child, you may want to explore the possibility of an Auditory Processing Disorder and contact a professional with this specialization.
In the area of communication, you might see difficulty understanding in noisy environments, often needing information repeated, or difficulty following multi-step directions.
Linguistically, you might see weak receptive and expressive language, difficulty with phonics, or problems rhyming.
Academically, you might see difficulty learning a foreign language, problems reading or spelling, or difficulty with note-taking.
Behaviorally, you might see distraction or confusion and poor social communication skills.
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