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Auditory Processing Disorders Series

Course: #23815Level: Intermediate4 Hours 139 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

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

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.4 Intermediate; ACAud/4.0; BAA/4.0; CAA/4.0; Calif SLPAB/4.0; IHS/4.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/4.0; NZAS/3.0; SAC/4.0; Tier 1 (ABA Certificants)/4.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify risk factors for auditory processing disorders (APD).
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify who is a candidate for dichotic training and how this training can be performed.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to discuss the evidence for and against current approaches to screening, assessing, diagnosing and rehabilitating APD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list 4 procedures for assessment of auditory processing disorders (APD).

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Disclosure: James Hall: Financial: James Hall is President of James W Hall III Audiology Consulting, LLC. He is the author of the Handbook of Auditory Evoked Responses and Audiologists’ Desk Reference Volumes I and II, the Handbook of Otoacoustic Emissions and the forthcoming two volume series Handbook of Auditory Neurophysiology. Dr. Hall has conducted funded research on the topic of clinical electrophysiology and infant hearing assessment. Non-financial: James Hall has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 4 CEP.


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 4 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 4 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 3 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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American Board of Audiology

American Board of Audiology

This Continuing Education activity represents 4 Tier 1 continuing education hours toward the American Board of Audiology recertification requirements.