There are many controversies regarding APD testing in school-aged children. Dr. Lucker will discuss the important controversies including evidence that supports or refutes many, such as the youngest age to evaluate a child, whether APD should be recognized as a learning disability in schools, and how to evaluate and interpret APD tests on children identified with intellectual disabilities.
Course created on April 10, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to explain what evidence exists to support that young children below 7 years of age can and should be evaluated for auditory processing disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to interpret evaluations of auditory processing in children who have been identified with intellectual disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the evidence that identifies and supports APD problems being specific learning disabilities, so that children with APD who have learning problems in schools can obtain IEPs and 504 Accommodation Plans.
|5-20 Minutes||Is there an age limit for evaluating children for APD (focusing on school-aged children 4 years through 18 years of age)?|
|20-35 Minutes||What About APD testing in children with intellectual disabilities?|
|35-50 Minutes||Can Children with APD receive IEPs and 504 Plans?|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jay R. Lucker
EdD CCC-A/SLP, FAAA
Dr. Lucker is a Professor and Director of the Five-Year Accelerated Master’s Degree Program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University in Washington, DC. His research and clinical work focuses on assessments, consultations, and recommendations for people with auditory processing disorders, especially school-aged children. He is an internationally published and known presenter on various topics related to APD in children.
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