Month: September 2018

Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a condition where a person has difficulty processing complex sounds, such as speech, even though their hearing is normal. It can affect both children and adults, although it is not typically diagnosed until at least the age of 7. Some people are born with APD, while others acquire it as … Continue reading Auditory Processing Disorder

Developmental Language Disorder: Comprehension difficulties

What is a Developmental language disorder? It is a problem with using and/or understanding language that is not caused by a biomedical condition such as cerebral palsy or hearing impairment, and which persists into school age and beyond. It affects about 1 in every 14 children and impacts on progress in school and in everyday … Continue reading Developmental Language Disorder: Comprehension difficulties