SAC Webcast: An Overview of Auditory Processing Disorder (2017)

Josée Lagacé, PhD
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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).

Presented by Josée Lagacé, PhD

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.

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