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Local Area Position Statements

Last updated: 21 December 2023

2. Auditory Processing Difficulties

This position paper draws upon a review of the research evidence and represents the views of Education, Health and Social Care providers and commissioners within the Buckinghamshire Local Area. It is aimed at practitioners supporting children and young people who are experiencing difficulties in auditory processing and its purpose is to improve consistency of approach amongst professionals and reduce the uncertainty for families.

It includes information on:

  • what is auditory processing disorder (APD)
  • what are the key difficulties associated with APD
  • how APD is identified and assessed
  • how APD is treated or managed
  • what is auditory integration therapy, and will it help
  • who can provide advice and support
  • reviewed resources

December 2022