Auditory processing disorder (APD) remains a fascinating topic for researchers but a frustrating topic for clinicians partly because, to quote James Jerger (2009, p.10), “APD means different things to different people”. This course will review the historical approaches to APD and how they have shaped the current perspectives on this disorder, and the current evidence for its screening, assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course course 23815, "Auditory Processing Disorders Series." Course 23815 contains recordings of all four events from our 2014 series on Auditory Processing Disorders. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 23815.
Course created on February 19, 2014
- After this course learners will be able to describe six historical approaches to APD.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the positions on APD taken by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the British Society of Audiology.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss the evidence for and against current approaches to screening, assessing, diagnosing and rehabilitating APD.
|5-20 Minutes||Lessons from history|
|20-30 Minutes||Current positions on (C)APD|
|30-55 Minutes||Current evidence for screening, assessing, diagnosing and rehabilitating CAPD|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Wayne Wilson, PhD
The University of Queensland
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American Academy of Audiology
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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 1 CEP.
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.
California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board
AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml
International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 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
This course is offered for 1 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.