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How is auditory processing disorder different from other hearing loss?

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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Auditory processing

With this disorder, one is able to hear sound, but once it gets to the brain, it is not interpreted correctly.
This disorder is very uncommon. In this disorder the ears are just fine. It is a problem within the brain. It requies specialized therapy for treatment.

In brief: Auditory processing

With this disorder, one is able to hear sound, but once it gets to the brain, it is not interpreted correctly.
This disorder is very uncommon. In this disorder the ears are just fine. It is a problem within the brain. It requies specialized therapy for treatment.
Dr. David Mann
Dr. David Mann
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: They are different

Hearing loss occurs because of a defect in ext.
Middle or inner ear ( cochlea and auditory nerve), whereas auditory processing disorder is a problem in the central nervous system. Apd is difficult to detect. Symptoms may be problems with binaural hearing, localization of sound, sound discrimination, auditory delay etc.

In brief: They are different

Hearing loss occurs because of a defect in ext.
Middle or inner ear ( cochlea and auditory nerve), whereas auditory processing disorder is a problem in the central nervous system. Apd is difficult to detect. Symptoms may be problems with binaural hearing, localization of sound, sound discrimination, auditory delay etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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