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When Should I Measure Progress in Children Receiving Intervention for APD?

James W. Hall III, PhD

July 28, 2014

When a child is receiving intervention for auditory processing disorder (APD), how long would you wait to do post APD testing to check for outcomes?   Read More

 


How Young can APD be Identified in Children?

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 23, 2014

How young can auditory processing disorder (APD) be identified in children?   Read More

 


Can you use the Comfort Digisystem for Auditory Processing Problems?

Michelle Mattingly, AuD, CCC-A

February 10, 2014

Can you use the Comfort Digisystem for auditory processing or concentration problems?   Read More

 


SCAN 3: Screening or Diagnostic Test?

Robert Keith, PhD

October 29, 2012

Is the SCAN 3 a screening or diagnostic test?   Read More


Relationship Between Elevated Contralateral Acoustic Reflexes and APD

Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

March 12, 2012

Is there any relationship between elevated contralateral acoustic reflexes and auditory processing disorders?   Read More

   


Can APD and ADHD Co-Exist?

Robert Keith, PhD

November 15, 2010

Can Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) co-exist? I have a patient who was diagnosed with ADHD first and then APD. I wonder whether the two were conf...   Read More


Standard Deviations Used with the SSW

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

April 26, 2010

Why do the norms for the SSW use 1 standard deviation for children under 12 years of age, and 2 standard deviations for older children and adults?   Read More


APD Test Battery: Skill Driven

Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

April 5, 2010

We would like to offer our clients with suspected APD more than just results from a screening evaluation. I am aware that no one test battery is appropriate for all APD assessments and that the select...   Read More


Using the SSW with Non-English Speakers

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

March 8, 2010

To use the SSW, is it necessary that the patient should have English as his or her first language?   Read More


Non-Fused and O/L Indicators for Phonemic Synthesis Test

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

February 1, 2010

Can you review the Non-fused and O/L indicators for the Phonemic Synthesis test?   Read More


SCAN-C: Screening or Diagnostic Tool

Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

January 18, 2010

We currently use the SCAN-C to screen children for APD disorders. We would like to offer our clients more than just results from a screening. I have heard conflicting information regarding the SCAN. S...   Read More


Scoring the SSW Using Number of Errors

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

December 21, 2009

Should the number of errors (NOE) scoring method be used for the SSW if a child's word discrimination score is depressed in one ear with normal hearing in both ears, or should the Traditional scor...   Read More


Scoring the SSW in the Presence of Higher Order Disorders

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

November 2, 2009

How do you report SSW results from children with higher order disorders (autism, low IQ, etc.) - do you still compare test scores to the age-based norms?   Read More


Back to Back and Smush Errors on the SSW

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

September 28, 2009

On the SSW, how do you score: a) snow fight foot ball; b) bad play play ground, and c) white dogs and dog house?   Read More


Using Oral Directions to Differentiate Between APD and ADD/ADHD

Suzanne Swift, EdD, CCC-SLP

February 25, 2008

If a child is having a difficult time following oral directions within the classroom, how can we differentially diagnose APD from ADD/ADHD, without having expensive APD testing done?   Read More


Optimum Class Size for Children with APD

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

April 30, 2007

My son is awaiting his test for APD but the consultant is pretty sure he has APD. The problem we have is that my son has been offered a place at a local independent specialist school with a maximum of...   Read More

  


APD - Getting it 'Right'

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

January 1, 2007

If a child passes the SSW but has a tremendous amount of reversals, or quick responses, etc., how do we interpret the results? Is the SSW deemed normal, and we simply state the findings? Or do we cons...   Read More

    


APD - Getting it 'Right'

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

August 21, 2006

If a child passes the SSW but has a tremendous amount of reversals, or quick responses, etc., how do we interpret the results? Is the SSW deemed normal, and we simply state the findings? Or do we cons...   Read More

    


FM System with Learning Disability

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

June 5, 2006

I have a student with a Specific Learning Disability. Formal testing has ruled out CAPD. The parent has raised the issue of using auditory amplification for the student in the classroom as a means of...   Read More

  


What Is an Adequate Trial Period With FM Systems

Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT

May 15, 2006

I am an education-based SLP in Ontario, Canada, who plays a significant support role in assisting with the paperwork, installation, in-service, and troubleshooting of Audiologist-recommended FM system...   Read More

   


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