An Overview of Auditory Processing Disorder

Josée Lagacé, PhD
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Presented by Josée Lagacé, PhD

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Webcast is approximately 1 hour long.

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Intended audience: Audiologists, Audiology Assistants, Students, Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, Speech and Hearing Assistants


This session pertains to: school-aged children (6-17)


Level: Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)



This webinar will summarize the current knowledge available regarding auditory processing disorder (APD). The current definition of APD will be presented as well as the recommended test batteries for the identification of this auditory condition. Theoretical models of therapeutic intervention strategies will also be presented as well as case examples.


Learning Outcomes:

After the webinar the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the APD condition and explain the difference between APD and other auditory and cognitive conditions presenting similar symptoms.
  2. Provide a general description of a test battery for the identification of APD.
  3. Explain the components of a therapeutic intervention in the case of APD.


This webcast is eligible for 1.0 CEEs.


Presenter Biography

Josée Lagacé, PhD

Josée Lagacé is an associate professor in the audiology and speech-language pathology program at the University of Ottawa. Her main research interest and focus is speech perception in noisy environments, particularly by French-speaking populations. Through her research endeavors, she strives to better understand the underlying causes of difficulty hearing in noisy environments, in order to design more effective and evidence-based evaluation tools as well as rehabilitation strategies for the populations experiencing these speech perception problems.


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