Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Guidelines now available

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Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) affects one in 20 children. They can hear but have trouble understanding what they hear and this becomes an underlying cause of learning difficulty.  (Many people with APD also have dyslexia.)  The good news is APD is very treatable. New Zealand’s first guidelines on how to screen, assess and manage APD have been launched. This is a great resource for all professionals and families supporting someone with APD.  Read more here

For further information on APD, check out the New Zealand Audiological Society website.