Auditory Processing Disorders
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By: National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) (1999) Introduction Visual and auditory processing are the processes of recognizing and interpreting information taken in through the senses of sight and sound.
Jan. 20, 2012 — People with dyslexia often struggle with the ability to accurately decode and identify what they read.
What is an ABR Evaluation? An Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) test is a sleep EEG hearing test that identifies the softest sounds your child's ears can detect at various pitches. EEG tests measure brain electrical activity. How will the test be performed? Your child will be asleep or sedated for the test, and you will be present in the testing room throughout.
The Central Auditory processing Disorders (CAPD) Clinic provides a multidisciplinary team approach to the assessment of school-age children and adults who are suspected of presenting higher-level language and/or auditory processing disorders. This team approach includes the following members and procedures: An audiologist will investigate the auditory skills and auditory system capability and provide the diagnosis. The classroom teacher or educational diagnostician will provide information concerning academic difficulties. A psychologist may evaluate cognitive functioning in a variety of different areas.