The scope of this page is aural rehabilitation for adult populations ages 18 and older. See the Treatment sections of the Hearing Loss (Adults) Evidence Map, the Tinnitus Evidence Map, and the Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) Evidence Map for summaries of the available research on this topic. Dec 08, · Treatments for auditory processing disorder may include modifying the environment to reduce or eliminate certain sounds, teaching skills to compensate for the disorder, and working with an audiologist to improve the auditory deficit itself. In some cases, a patient may use an electronic device to aid in listening as well.
Dec 08, · Auditory processing disorder in adults may manifest as poor listening skills, poor reading comprehension, or miscommunication that causes trouble with coworkers, partners, family and friends. For many people, living with APD is “like trying to listen on a cell phone with the signal cutting in and out,” according to Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. The Brain Fitness Program enhances an adult’s overall Auditory Processing skills. As an individual’s auditory discrimination skills improve, then auditory comprehension, auditory memory and verbal expression skills improve concurrently.