In clinical testing, using single tone stimulus, those with APD present a typical auditory response making it difficult to diagnose. In laboratory studies however, there is a common thread of auditory processing latency in those with APD. This delayed processing points clearly to a neurological basis for the disorder.
• Lack of attention and concentration.
• Problems following verbal communications and directions.
• Limited vocabulary.
• Sound sensitivities.
• Agitated and easily distracted by noise.
• Delayed reading skills.
• Difficulty reading aloud.
• Specific confusion with consonants and similar sounding words.
• Difficulty with colors, shapes, numbers, alphabet, etc.
• Letter and number reversals or transpositions.
• Difficulty remembering facts.
• Lack of mental flexibility and ability to learn new skills.
• Other academic problems.
• Problems grasping abstract concepts like the concept of time.
• Slow development of fine motor skills and handwriting.
• Underdeveloped balance and proprioception.
• Injury prone.
• Difficulty communicating their needs.
• Disassociation and lack of empathy.
• Frustration with other children.
• Does not understand body language and facial expressions.
• Difficulty making friends.
• Impulsive behavior.
Description of EASe CDs
Vision Audio is the distributor of the original disc-based Listening Therapy program, Electronic Auditory Stimulation effect (EASe) since 1995. Nearly 100,000 EASe CDs have been used by many tens of thousands of therapists, schools, non-profit organizations and parents world-wide, making it one of the largest programs of its kind in the world. Vision Audio ships EASe CDs, EASe therapeutic videogames and EASe on microSD cards and players worldwide, via Global Priority mail. EASe apps are distributed via iTunes and EASe app music modules are distributed via in-app purchases and as downloads in the Vision Audio web store.