Central Auditory Processing Disorder

What is Auditory Processing?

The way the auditory pathways in the brain process what we hear. It helps us discriminate between sounds, pick out speech from a noisy background and understand speech when sound quality is poor.

How does CAPD Affect Children?

Children with CAPD may hear well when it is quiet. However hearing becomes more difficult in noisy environments. As a result many children do not learn as well as others in noisy classrooms and homes.

Although they may behave as though they understand, CAPD sufferers can lose track of a conversation when:•

 CAPD affects children in a number of ways. Some of these include:

CAPD Diagnoses

CAPD Check List

Rehabilitation & Management

Refferal Letter

To find out more about CAPD click on the headings below or contact our audiology clinic to schedule a CAPD assessment.