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Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD)

Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD)

This article discusses central auditory processing disorders, and how the brain must function in order for processing to take place normally. The auditory system moves speech sounds along to the cortex of the brain, transporting information to the temporal lobe for organization of sounds into words, which are then sent to various centers of the brain dealing with thought, action, sight, etc. The following conditions must be in place. Nerve fibers must work together to transmit messages, all the transmissions must be transporting at the same speed, and the brain must produce the correct amount of chemical neurotransmitters for nerves to carry their messages. When nerve fibers have been damaged at birth by lack of oxygen, or there has been poor fetal development, they cannot transmit at... Show More
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