Auditory Processing and Spelling

What is Auditory Processing? Have you ever heard a new word and tried to spell it? Doing this helps you to remember the new word. The process of reading new words is much easier than spelling new words. Reading is the process of decoding. Spelling is the process of encoding. These are two sides of…

What Causes Problems with Spelling

Many children and even adults have problems with spelling. Spell check can often only get you so far. Sometimes spell check cannot even tell what word it is you are trying to spell. You may have even written a word that is a word, but not the word you intended to write. Poor spelling abilities…

Auditory Processing Activities

Auditory processing is one of the three ways we learn. We learn by hearing (auditory processing), seeing (visual processing), and doing (tactile-kinesthetic processing). Good listening skills are needed for ease in learning. Many of you may have heard of auditory processing disorder (CAPD or APD). The following behaviors are symptoms of APD: difficulty hearing speech…

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