Auditory sequencing is what enables us to store the information we receive in a meaningful order.  It is an important skill that allows us to understand the relationship between the past, the present and the future, and to communicate increasingly complex ideas. Auditory Sequencing is a skill that children need to grasp the concept of cause and effect. Understanding the relationship between what your child sees and why it happened is vital to their growing ability to empathize with the emotions on display around them.... ...Read more

family reading
Reading is an acquired skill that your child must gradually learn how to do and an art that has to be cultivated and practiced over time. Though it will take your child years to learn how to read a book themselves, they are ready to hear you read to them from almost the beginning of their lives. As they grow and the two of you continue to share the experience of reading together the bond you share will grow, too.  Being read to from an... ...Read more

child's word garden
A growing child’s brain is always building links – between sounds and images, emotions and experiences, tastes and smells.  An infant’s mental development is a matter of linking new information, feelings, and sensations to old.  Just like building an elegant palace brick by brick, each new part is built on a foundation of material that has already been put in place.  This building and linking of words, sounds, and experiences continues throughout our lives. Children are said to have a certain number of words stored... ...Read more

March 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Auditory Processing Disorder
baby
For four of our five senses, we have a variety of ways to “turn them off” – closing our eyes to block too much light, covering our noses to block an unpleasant smell, avoiding foods we don’t like the taste of, and selecting clothes that don’t make us itchy.  But for our ears, turning-off sounds is not as easy.  There are always shifting overlaps of conversations, music and natural sounds that we encounter throughout the day.  For adults, the constant simulation of sounds can be... ...Read more
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