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What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

  • Auditory Processing Disorder: Failure of the brain to correctly process sound.
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Auditory Processing Disorder is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Auditory Processing Disorder, or a subtype of Auditory Processing Disorder, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Auditory Processing Disorder: Introduction

Types of Auditory Processing Disorder:

Broader types of Auditory Processing Disorder:

How serious is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Complications of Auditory Processing Disorder: see complications of Auditory Processing Disorder

What causes Auditory Processing Disorder?

Causes of Auditory Processing Disorder: see causes of 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

Complications of Auditory Processing Disorder: see complications of Auditory Processing Disorder

Can anyone else get Auditory Processing Disorder?

More information: see contagiousness of Auditory Processing Disorder
Inheritance: see inheritance of Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Auditory Processing Disorder.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Auditory Processing Disorder.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Auditory Processing Disorder: Pediatrician, Audiologist, Speech pathologist, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Auditory Processing Disorder.
Treatments for Auditory Processing Disorder: see treatments for Auditory Processing Disorder
Research for Auditory Processing Disorder: see research for Auditory Processing Disorder

Organs Affected by Auditory Processing Disorder:

Organs and body systems related to Auditory Processing Disorder include:

Name and Aliases of Auditory Processing Disorder

Main name of condition: Auditory Processing Disorder

Other names or spellings for Auditory Processing Disorder:

APD, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, CAPD, auditory perception problem, auditory comprehension deficit, central auditory dysfunction, central deafness, word deafness

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Auditory Processing Disorder: Related Conditions

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