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On the surface: ADHD. Deeper down: Something else.

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The author and her daughter

Every once in a while, the universe sends you a present. Last December, it sent me two.

Parents.com hired me to write an article explaining central auditory processing disorder (CAPD or APD) and how it’s diagnosed and treated. An estimated 5 percent of school-age children, or 2.5 million children, have APD. Yet few parents and educators know much, if anything, about it.

Stories for everyone, shared by people who learn and think differently. From the team at Understood.

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