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Auditory Processing Disorder: Counseling

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1.  Which of the following is NOT typically a referral placed following APD assessment?
  1. Neurology
  2. Orthopedics
  3. Speech-Language Pathology
  4. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic
2.  Which of the following is NOT a recommendation given following APD assessment?
  1. Utilization of visual and contextual cues
  2. Low-gain amplification
  3. Chiropractic services
  4. Auditory training
3.  Why is it important to understand the nature of the patient population of interest?
  1. The patient’s may have concerns regarding job performance
  2. To differentiate conductive vs. sensorineural hearing loss
  3. To determine all potential influences of communication issues that will validate the patient’s concerns
  4. The patient’s may be more prone to malingering
4.  If a patient performs poorly on most tests within the battery, this is typically an indication of what?
  1. Auditory Processing Disorder
  2. Sensorineural hearing loss
  3. Auditory Neuropathy
  4. Global cognitive issues
5.  What should NOT be said to a patient who performs normally on all tests within the test battery?
  1. The patient has normal hearing and likely does not have a hearing issue
  2. Repetitive noise exposure can cause damage not picked up on tests, but still can influence communication abilities
  3. Non-auditory medical issues may influence communication abilities secondary to listening effort and cognitive load issues
  4. A combination of aural rehabilitation and management of non-auditory symptoms may be warranted

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