Neurodivergence and Sound: The Implications of Central Auditory Processing Disorder 

Neurodivergent individuals are often born with a heightened sensitivity to sound. This can sometimes lead to CAPD,or Central Auditory Processing Disorder. The implications of not understanding CAPD is significant - impacting outcomes in education and mental health. I will describe CAPD, the recent history impacting our treatment of it today, and how misunderstanding CAPD in a student being assessed or educated can lead to education and mental health problems.