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Reblogged: Is It ADHD or Auditory Processing Disorder?

Does your child struggle to block out background noise, follow conversations or pronounce words correctly? Is she hypersensitive to sound? She may have an auditory processing disorder in addition to, or mistaken for, ADHD. Read the entire article at: http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/731.html

excerpt from: Scientists identify a neural population highly selective for music

Excerpt from: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-12-scientists-neural-population-highly-music.html Scientists have long wondered if the human brain contains neural mechanisms specific to music perception. Now, for the first time, MIT neuroscientists have identified a neural population in the human auditory cortex that responds selectively to sounds that people typically categorize as music, but not to speech or other environmental sounds. “It … Continue reading

Watch Your Tone of Voice – Sensory Integration Disorder

reblogged from: http://www.netplaces.com/sensory-integration-disorder/the-auditory-sense/watch-your-tone-of-voice.htm Sensory Integration Disorder The Auditory Sense Watch Your Tone of Voice by Terri Mauro The right tone of voice may help your child tune in to what you’re saying and distinguish your words from the sounds around him. The wrong tone of voice may add to the load of stress that comes … Continue reading