Auditory processing disorder (APD) is an area of audiology that has seen rapid change as new evidence has emerged in recent years. It can be challenging for audiologists to keep up on the theories, assessments and intervention approaches for the most effective patient care. This series, organized by Guest Editor Dr. James Hall, features leading experts reviewing historical and current perspectives as well as evidence for best practices in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of APD in adults and children.
Course created on March 27, 2014
- After this course learners will be able to identify risk factors for auditory processing disorders (APD).
- After this course learners will be able to identify who is a candidate for dichotic training and how this training can be performed.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the evidence for and against current approaches to screening, assessing, diagnosing and rehabilitating APD.
- After this course learners will be able to list 4 procedures for assessment of auditory processing disorders (APD).
|0-60 Minutes||Auditory Processing Disorders: An Overview of Current Research and Evidence for Audiologists|
|60-120 Minutes||Dichotic Listening Deficits - Diagnosis & Management|
|120-180 Minutes||(Central) Auditory Processing Disorder: Lessons from the Past and Evidence for the Future|
|180-240 Minutes||Auditory Processing Disorders: Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention|
James W. Hall III, PhD
James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. He received his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of James Jerger. During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers. Dr. Hall now holds appointments as Professor at Salus University and the University of Hawaii, and as Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria South Africa. Dr. Hall is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, and nine textbooks including the 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today and the 2015 eHandbook of Auditory Evoked Responses.
Jeffrey Weihing, PhD
University of Louisville
Dr. Jeffrey Weihing received his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Audiology from the University of Connecticut, where he specialized in electrophysiology, vestibular assessment, and the diagnosis and treatment of (central) auditory processing disorder. He currently provides clinical services and is an instructor in the Au.D. program at the University of Louisville. His research interests include generation of more sensitive measures of hearing in noise ability, identifying neurologic bases for auditory processing disorder in children, establishing efficacious treatments for auditory processing disorders, and using electrophysiological measures to predict outcomes in hearing aid fittings.
Wayne Wilson, PhD
The University of Queensland
Jeffrey Weihing: Financial: Jeffrey Weihing is employed by the University of Louisville, which has funded his dichotic training research. He has received a grant to perform an efficacy study on dichotic digits. He has published 3 book chapters on dichotic training. He developed the research tool for administering dichotic training that will be mentioned in this talk (it is not commercially available). He has received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Jeffrey Weihing has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Wayne Wilson: Financial: Wayne Wilson employed as a Teaching and Research Academic at the University of Queensland in St Lucia, Australia. His responsibilities include teaching, research and clinical/community services in the fields of auditory processing and auditory processing disorder. Wayne Wilson has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Wayne Wilson a serving member of Audiology Australia’s Central Auditory Processing Special Interest Group. This group has been tasked with producing an Australian position statement on APD.
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