Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The latest learning disability

"Parents and teachers often tell children to pay attention — to be a 'good listener.' But what if your child’s brain doesn’t know how to listen?

That’s the challenge for children with auditory processing disorder, a poorly understood syndrome that interferes with the brain’s ability to recognize and interpret sounds. It’s been estimated that 2 to 5 percent of children..." The New York Time reports here.

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