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Title Auditory processing disorders : assessment, management, and treatment / [edited by] Donna Geffner and Deborah Ross-Swain
Edition Second edition
Published San Diego : Plural Pub., [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 883 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section I. Identification and Assessment: Current issues in the diagnosis and treatment of CAPD in children -- History of auditory processing disorders in children -- Central auditory processing disorders: definition, description, and behaviors -- Disorders and deficits that co-occur or look like APD -- Audiologic assessment of (C)APD -- SCAN-3: an evidence-based diagnostic test battery for auditory processing disorders -- cABR: a biological probe of auditory processing -- Auditory processing in individuals with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder -- Differentiating ANSD and CAPD -- Temporal processing in the auditory system -- Speech-language pathologist's role in the assessment of auditory processing skills -- Language processing versus auditory processing -- Auditory processing disorders and literacy -- APD as a model of a functional disconnection syndrome -- Section II. Management: The ABCs of CAP: practical strategies for enhancing central auditory processing and related skills -- Management strategies -- Challenges and strategies for parenting the child with auditory processing disorder -- Section III. Evidence-Based Treatment and Intervention: Phonemic training and phonemic synthesis programs -- Metacognitive therapy approaches -- Dichotic interaural intensity differences (DIID) training -- Metalinguistic skills, strategies, and approaches -- Management of auditory processing disorder for school-aged children: applying the ICF (International Classification of Functioning, disability and health) framework -- Lindamood-Bell instruction: dual coding with imagery and verbal processing for language and literacy skills -- Utilization of computer software as a management tool for addressing CAPD -- Applicable applications: treatment and technology with practical, efficient, and affordable solutions -- Application of neuroscience to remediation of auditory processing, phonological, language and reading disorders: the Fast ForWord and BrainPro Programs -- Meaningful engagement with sound for strengthening communication skills -- Use of medication with auditory processing disorders -- Multimodality interventions for CAPD -- Computer-based training methods for age-related APD: past, present, and future -- Legal considerations associated with auditory processing disorder -- Educational implications
Summary Highly practical resource designed specifically for practicing clinicians, both audiologists and speech-language pathologists. It details the history, definition, behaviors, and co-morbidity of auditory processing disorders before educating the reader on the most current practices for audiological and speech-language assessment of APD, including its impact on literacy and language processing. Practical rehabilitation and management strategies are covered in detail
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Speech disorders.
Word deafness.
Auditory Perceptual Disorders -- therapy.
Auditory Perceptual Disorders -- diagnosis.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Geffner, Donna S.
Ross-Swain, Deborah.
ISBN 1597565873 (electronic bk.)
9781597565875 (electronic bk.)