Auditory Processing Disorder

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)
Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder
Escaping the Hidden Prison of Auditory Processing Disorder

Useful Websites

The following websites offer more information and resources on APD

Great Ormond Street Hospital: APD

APD Support UK

The Sound Learning Centre

Academic Articles: APD and Higher Education

  • Agrawal, D., Dritsakis, G., Mahon, M., Mountjoy, A. and Bamiou, D.E., (2021). Experiences of patients with auditory processing disorder in getting support in health, education, and work settings: Findings from an online survey. Frontiers in neurology, 12, p.607907.
  • Wilson, W. (2017). Evolving the concept of APD. International Journal of Audiology.


Blogs are a great way to understand the real life experiences of having APD. Click on the blog titles below to open them in a new page.

BIMM Institute

The Learning Success blog

Living with Auditory Processing Disorder


Like blogs, Podcasts offer the first person experience, but through an audio file which can be listened to on smartphones or digital music and multimedia players.

APD with Riette Schwass


  • Chermak, G.D. and Musiek, F.E. eds., (2013). Handbook of central auditory processing disorder, volume II: Comprehensive intervention (Vol. 2). Plural Publishing.
  • Bellis, T.J., (2011). Assessment and management of central auditory processing disorders in the educational setting: From science to practice. Plural Publishing.