Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) – Where are we now?

Date: Tuesday 27th June 2017
Time: 9.15am – 4.15pm
Fee: £75 (includes light lunch and refreshments)
Venue: Auditory Implant Service, University of Southampton, Highfield, SO17 1BJ
CPD points awaiting confirmation

This training day is aimed at Speech & Language Therapists, Audiologists, Teachers of the Deaf and other professionals with an interest in APD.


What is an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)?

Exploring an Interdisciplinary Approach to Assessment, Audiological Management and Rehabilitation

This training day will provide an introduction to APD in children and adults and an indication of clinical best practice based on current evidence from around the world.  The training will provide theoretical background and clinical information, as well as some practical opportunities for both audiologists and rehabilitation professionals.

For audiologists – an opportunity to look at APD specific test materials and how they are administered, as well as the use of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs),

For Teachers, Speech Therapists and other rehabilitation based professionals – an opportunity to look at everyday home, work and classroom management strategies alongside assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)

The course content will include:

  • definitions
  • prevalence
  • causes
  • symptoms
  • assessment
  • management
  • what’s happening around the world
  • best practice and current evidence
  • Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
  • importance of an interdisciplinary approach