Symptoms of APD in College Age / Young Adults

college-age-thumbCollege age students may have some of the following symptoms:

  • Complaining of difficulty hearing or understanding lectures
  • Greater difficulty listening and learning  in large classrooms with poor acoustics or when sitting far from professors
  • Performing better in classes that are less lecture oriented such as math or science labs
  • Having significant difficulty taking notes during class
  • Reporting that homework takes them much longer than other classmates
  • History of mild difficulties in reading, spelling, or comprehension that becomes much more apparent after entering college
  • Extreme difficulty learning in foreign language classes or other classes where vocabulary is unfamiliar
  • Performing better on un-timed tests than on timed tests
  • Poor grades on tests despite knowledge of the material and demonstrated understanding of the topic when allowed to respond orally

  • Up to 43% of Children with Learning Difficulties Have Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
  • 25% of Children with Learning Difficulties Have APD and Dyslexia
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