About Dichotic Listening And Why It Matters

About Dichotic Listening And Why It Matters

How to detect a selective attention difficulty related to APD …if you focus on the underlying skills needed to process speech when it’s spoken in a noisy environment, you’re on the right track.  What parents sometimes call selective hearing, is oftentimes selective...

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Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

8 Ways to Support your APD Child at School So, your child has just been diagnosed with (central) auditory processing disorder diagnosis. We’ll call it APD for short. As the parent of an APD child, your journey will be a lot smoother if you actively partner with their...

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Learning Disabilities 101: Deciphering the Code

Learning Disabilities 101: Deciphering the Code

An Introduction to The Most Common Learning Disabilities Parents are bombarded with mixed messages about the causes and treatment of common learning disabilities. A quick read of any learning disabilities group on Facebook will support this statement. This post aims...

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The Social and Academic Impact of APD

The Social and Academic Impact of APD

What is Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)? The social and academic impact of APD can sometimes go unnoticed. Individuals with APD often have difficulty understanding and interpreting what they hear. They can listen attentively to speech that is clear and...

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Progress Is Possible

Progress Is Possible

Is Progress Possible? I recently spoke with the parent of a special needs child who has made significant gains using Fast ForWord. Some of this progress is in areas that she’d always been told would never improve. When I asked if she had any advice for other parents,...

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The Effect of Music on Learning

The Effect of Music on Learning

A Connection Between Music and Learning Imagine how much more stressful a lengthy car ride or traffic jam would be without our trusted stereo system. Music can help reduce anxiety, promote focus and calm, and even energize us. Many doctors play selected songs or...

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