Hello! This blog is about my daughter Hailey (currently 12 years old) and her experiences living with auditory processing disorder. Auditory Processing Disorder is Hailey's primary issue, however she has also been given the labels Sensory Processing Disorder, Dyslexia, Visual Processing Disorder, Mixed Expressive Receptive Language Disorder and Phonology Disorder at various points in her life.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Happy APD Awareness Day

In 2009, a Minnesota teen named Megan Muehlberg (2012 Miss Minnesota Teen Internation 1st Runner Up) worked with former Governor Tim Pawley to make April 4, 2009 a statewide Auditory Processing Disorder Awareness Day.

To follow in her tradition, the APD support groups on Facebook (combined to be over 1000 members), have decided to spread the word internationally and "Break the Silence on this Silent Disorder" by honoring April 4, 2012 as International APD Awareness Day (even if no official has proclaimed it - maybe we can work on getting that recognition next year).

Two amazing teenagers with Auditory Processing Disorder created these images to spread across the internet:

APD Teen 23  (her blog is: APD Teen)


  1. I think thsi is FANTASTIC! Its Megan Muehlberg, and I am going for Miss Teen Minnesota again this year! I am so happy to have influenced so many people to make APD aware! Have a blessed day!

    1. Thanks for visiting Megan. Good luck on Miss Teen Minnesota!

  2. OH! I also have an APD Awareness Month, the month of October!