Children with auditory processing difficulties typically have normal hearing and intelligence.  However, they have also been observed to:

Have trouble paying attention to and      
   remembering information presented orally.
Have problems carring out multi-step directions.
Have poor listening skills.
Need more time to process information.
Have low academic performance.
Have behavior problems.
Have difficult with reading, comprehension, spelling and vocabulary.
Have language difficulties (e.g. they confuse syllable sequence and have problems
   developing vocabulary and understanding language.)