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Delayed Auditory Processing in Children with Autism

This is an interesting segment regarding auditory processing.  Many pieces, as therapists, we are aware of, but this video is short and easy to understand.  Auditory processing challenges may appear in different ways and may be entirely different for each person.

This video includes, “Why do some people on the autism spectrum have extreme reactions to noise? A new study shows that this may occur because of delayed auditory processing — meaning, noises don’t coincide with the source of the sounds. For some people on the spectrum, when they are listening to someone speak, the speaker’s words are reaching their ears about a half second after their lips move. This can create a lot of confusion.”

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