Lagging behind at school. Not following directions properly. Seeming "out of the loop" in social situations. These can be signs of both ADHD and auditory processing disorder (APD), two very different issues that sometimes can look so similar, they may be mistaken for each other and misdiagnosed.
Some kids have a really tough time getting organized and starting tasks. Planning, focusing and using working memory can be big challenges too. Use this visual guide to see how executive functioning issues can affect a child’s daily lif