What is Auditory Processing?
Processing is the combined effort by the brain to convert sensory (hearing, seeing, feeling) information into meaningful understanding. Auditory processing is converting the sounds that we hear in speech (letter sounds, tone, volume) into meaningful words. It is one of ingredients to building the foundation from which the ability to understand language and to use it to respond. Auditory processing deficits commonly impact listening, spoken language comprehension and learning. Most people with auditory processing problems have normal intelligence and normal hearing sensitivity.
“What the brain does with what the ear hears.”