By Peg Rosen
Auditory processing disorder (APD) can affect many aspects of how kids learn in the classroom—from focusing on what the teacher says to learning how to read. Take a look at some examples of supports that can help.
Peg Rosen writes for digital and print, including ParentCenter, WebMD, Parents, Good Housekeeping and Martha Stewart.
Ginny Osewalt is certified in elementary and special education, with experience in inclusion, resource room and self-contained settings.
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Feb 22nd at 12:00 pm
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