• Listening: A person with listening difficulties may include the following:
    • Deaf or hard of hearing
    • Difficulty processing spoken language
    • Difficulty remembering spoken langyage
    • Processing deficits related to listening include:
      • Auditory memory - Difficulty remembering what was heard, difficulty remembering important items from a lecture. Spells poorly.
      • Auditory discrimination - Often seems to misunderstand. Trouble telling differences between similar sounds or words-seventeen for seventy. Seems to hear but not to listen.
      • Auditory Figure Ground - Trouble hearing sounds over background noises.
Last Modified on July 25, 2019