We asked special education teachers, OTs and SLPs to recommend their favorite apps for autism, speech and language, reading and writing, auditory processing disorder, executive functioning and more. Here is their list.
At a Glance: Classroom Accommodations for Auditory Processing Disorder
Book: When the Brain Can’t Hear : Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder Amazon Description: In this landmark book, Dr. Teri James Bellis, one of the world’s leading authorities on auditory processing disorder (APD), explains the nature of this devastating condition and provides insightful case studies that illustrate its effect on the lives of its … … Continue reading →
Auditory processing disorder is not a condition that affects the ability to hear. Instead, it affects the brain's ability to process what has been heard. Kids with APD often appear to be forgetful or even confused, among other symptoms.
Some of the signs of dyslexia and auditory processing disorder look similar. Each condition can make it hard for kids to develop skills like reading, writing and rhyming. Kids can have APD and dyslexia at the same time. This table explains the differences and similarities between them.