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Episode 58: How Auditory Training Changed My Life – Adalyn Smith

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    Auditory processing challenges are one of the most invisible learning challenges out there, so it is difficult to understand what students with APD are faced with every day.


    In this episode, Adalyn Smith - a college student with APD - is back on the show to talk about what it's like to have an auditory processing disorder, and how big of an impact auditory training made on her life both in and out of school.


    You'll hear Adalyn's first-hand account of what auditory training was like for her and how it has helped her move from a world of exhaustion to giving her a boost in confidence and self-esteem.


    Adalyn's message to parents who see their children struggling in school? Identify the problem and know that things can change!

    In this week's episode, you'll learn:

    • A first-hand account of what it's like to have APD
    • What auditory training is and how it works
    • How auditory training can eliminate excessive exhaustion, boost confidence and self-esteem, increase academic performance, and enhance social skills

    Episode Highlight

    "APD is a very hidden disability... But things can actually change. I'm not dumb or stupid or slow. I just work differently, and that's fine."

    -Adalyn Smith



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