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.
What Do We Know About Neurodivergent Girls?
Since neurodivergent brains are just beginning to be understood, female neurodivergent brains are even less so. I am only about the touch the tip of the iceberg here, but I hope I open up some possibilities for others to explore the topic further.