Auditory Processing Disorder in Kenya & Africa

Auditory Processing Disorder in Kenya/Africa Auditory processing disorder (APD) – also known as the central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) – is a hearing complication, which normally affects school-aged children such that they cannot process sounds they hear in the same way as normal kids of their age do. It manifests itself in three ways namely: sound discrimination, language processing and …

Auditory Processing Disorder in the Philippines

Auditory processing disorder is a condition that many young individuals continue to suffer.  When one has this condition, there is usually a malfunction in the central nervous system, particularly in the use of auditory information.  The condition affects so many people across the globe.  In fact, there are also quite a number of cases in the Philippines.  While the condition …

Technologies that can Help Children with CAPD

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), also known as Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a complex hearing problem affecting about 5% of school-aged children. Children have normal ability to hear sounds, but have difficulty understanding what the sounds mean. Children can’t process the information they hear in the same way as others because their ears and brain don’t fully coordinate. If …