Auditory Processing Disorder
Also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder. This is a listening disorder which is characterized by the inability to understand the meaning of sentences. It is the inability to ‘hear’ pauses or commas in spoken sentences.
There are many recommended books on this topic:
When the Brain Can’t Hear : Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder by Ph.d. Teri James Bellis
Like Sound Through Water : A Mother’s Journey Through Auditory Processing Disorder by Karen J. Foli
Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management and Treatment by Donna Geffner
An Introduction to Auditory Processing Disorders in Children by Teralandur K. Parthasarathy