Deaf Member of Parliament speaks out on APD

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Mojo Mathers, New Zealand’s first deaf MP, has told the Kāpiti Independent that some children with a hearing disability are being discriminated against by Government. Read More

Hearing Impairment - The Profile: APD

Saturday, April 07, 2012

You’re eight years of age. In the classroom, you can hear what the teacher and students are saying but you struggle to understand them. By the time you’ve deciphered the speech the discussion has moved on.  Read More

Bullies Target Hearing-Impaired

Monday, April 02, 2012

Reports to the NFD office from people with a Hearing Impairment or Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) who are being bullied are a matter of increasing concern.  Read More

Children, Are You Listening?

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Sometimes parents worry that their children aren’t coping at school, or their results just don’t seem to match their potential. For some kids, Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) could be the problem, and the earlier you identify it, the better. Read More

In the News: APD, hearing but not understanding

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

If you know a child who has difficulty understanding verbal instructions and who struggles with reading and spelling, they could have an auditory processing disorder. Read More