The Confusion Of Delayed Auditory Processing – Could It Be Affecting Your Child?

Why do some people on the autism spectrum have extreme reactions to noise? A new study shows that this may occur because of delayed auditory processing — meaning, noises don’t coincide with the source of the sounds. For some people on the spectrum, when they are listening to someone speak, the speaker’s words are reaching their ears about a half second after their lips move. This can create a lot of confusion.

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