The gaps-in-noise test: Gap detection thresholds in normal-hearing young adults Original Articles The gaps-in-noise test: Gap detection thresholds in normal-hearing young adults 2008, Vol. 47, No. 5 , Pages 238-245 (doi:10.1080/14992020801908244) †Correspondence: Alessandra Giannela Samelli, Rua Cel. The aim of this study was to establish parameters for the gaps-in-noise test in normal-hearing young adults. Age effects and normative data on a Dutch test battery for auditory processing disorders Original Article Age effects and normative data on a Dutch test battery for auditory processing disorders: Efectos de la edad y datos normativos de una bateria de pruebas holandesa para evaluar problemas de procesamiento auditivo 2002, Vol. 41, No. 6 , Pages 334-346 †Correspondence: Karin Neijenhuis, University Medical Centre Nijmegen. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands firstname.lastname@example.org A test battery compiled to diagnose auditory processing disorders (APDs) in an adult population was used on a population of 9–16-year-old children. Sumario Una bateria de pruebas elaborada para diagnosticar problemas de procesamiento auditivo (APD) en adultos fue utilizada en una población de 9 a 16 años. Keywords Auditory processing disorders, Children, Adolescents, Test battery, Age effects, Speech in noise, Filtered speech, Binaural fusion, Backward masking, Pattern tests, Dichotic digits, Categorical perception test, Digit span
Central Auditory Processing Disorder as the Presenting Manifestation of Subtle Brain Pathology CaseReport Article Central Auditory Processing Disorder as the Presenting Manifestation of Subtle Brain Pathology: Problemas de procesamiento auditivo central como manifestación inicial de patología cerebral ligera 2000, Vol. 39, No. 3 , Pages 168-172 Doris Eva Bamiou, Alkis Liasis, Stewart Boyd, Mazal Cohen, and Ewa Raglan 1Audiology Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK 2Neurophysiology Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK 3Academic Division of Audiological Medicine, Royal National Throat Nose Ear Hospital, London, UK †Correspondence: Doris Eva Bamiou, Audiology Department Great Ormond Street Hospital London, WC1N 3JH, UK The objective of this case-report study was to assess the presence of central auditory impairment in a patient with a normal neurological examination.
Auditory processing disorders in adults and children: Evaluation of a test battery Original Article Auditory processing disorders in adults and children: Evaluation of a test battery: Desórdenes del procesamiento auditivo en adultos y niños; evaluación de una batería de pruebas 2003, Vol. 42, No. 7 , Pages 391-400 †Correspondence: Karin Neijenhuis, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 811 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands email@example.com A Dutch test battery comprising six different tests for auditory processing disorders was evaluated in a group of 49 adults and children (age 8–57 years) with auditory complaints despite normal audiometric thresholds.
Auditory processing disorders, verbal disfluency, and learning difficulties: A case study Original Article Auditory processing disorders, verbal disfluency, and learning difficulties: A case studyProblemas del procesamiento auditivo, de la fluidez verbal y del aprendizaje: reporte de un caso 2007, Vol. 46, No. 1 , Pages 31-38 (doi:10.1080/14992020601083321) Benoît Jutras, Benoît Jutras, Josée Lagacé, Annik Lavigne, Andrée Boissonneault, and Charlen Lavoie 1School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Montreal, and the Sainte-Justine Hospital Pediatric Research Centre, Canada 2Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Program, University of Ottawa, Canada Currently at School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of the Sainte-Justine Hospital Pediatric Research Centre †Correspondence: Benoît Jutras, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Montreal, P.O.
Aetiology and clinical presentations of auditory processing disorders—a review -- Bamiou et al. 85 (5): 361 -- Archives of Disease in Childhood Hearing is a complex process that orchestrates transduction of the acoustic stimulus into neural impulses by the ears, transmission of the neural impulses by the auditory nerves to the brain, and perceptual registration and cognitive elaboration of the acoustic signal by the brain as well as conscious perception of the sound. Hearing impairment(s) arising from pathology of the brain may have detrimental consequences on a child's life if untreated; however, diagnostic and management strategies for these “central” hearing impairments in childhood are rarely implemented. These auditory deficits have been collectively termed “auditory processing disorders”, in order to incorporate in the term the interaction between peripheral and central pathways.1 In terms of pathophysiological mechanisms, APD may be classified as occurring in the presence of2: neurological conditions; delayed central nervous system maturation; or other developmental disorders. Tumours of the CANS Cerebrovascular disorders
Identification of binaural integration deficits in children with the Competing Words Subtest: Standard score versus interaural asymmetry Discussion Paper Identification of binaural integration deficits in children with the Competing Words Subtest: Standard score versus interaural asymmetryIdentificación del déficit de integración binaural en niños, utilizando la prueba competitiva con palabras: calificación estándar vs asimetría interaural 2006, Vol. 45, No. 4 , Pages 200-210 (doi:10.1080/10503300500485631) †Correspondence: Deborah W. Moncrieff, University of Connecticut, 850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085, Storrs, CT, 06268 firstname.lastname@example.org The Competing Words Subtest is a commonly used dichotic listening test for assessing binaural integration in children suspected of having an auditory processing disorder.
Central Auditory Processing Disorders - An Overview of Assessment and Management Practices | Home | Site Search | Outreach | See/Hear Index | Spring 2000 Table of ContentsVersión Español de este artículo (Spanish Version) By Mignon M. Schminky and Jane A. Hearing is a complex process that is often taken for granted. There are many individuals who have no trouble detecting the presence of sound, but who have other types of auditory difficulties (e.g., difficulties understanding conversations in noisy environments, problems following complex directions, difficulty learning new vocabulary words or foreign languages) that can affect their ability to develop normal language skills, succeed academically, or communicate effectively. Central auditory processes are the auditory system mechanisms and processes responsible for the following behavioral phenomena. Sound localization and lateralization Auditory discrimination Temporal aspects of audition including: temporal resolution, temporal masking, temporal integration and temporal ordering. Electrophysiologic tests Behavioral tests
Auditory rehabilitation for interaural asymmetry: Preliminary evidence of improved dichotic listening performance following intensive training Original Article Auditory rehabilitation for interaural asymmetry: Preliminary evidence of improved dichotic listening performance following intensive training 2008, Vol. 47, No. 2 , Pages 84-97 (doi:10.1080/14992020701770835) Deborah W. 1Department of Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh, USA 2Understanding U, Gainesville, Florida, USA †Correspondence: Deborah W. Children with dichotic left ear deficits received intensive training in phase I and phase II clinical trials designed to establish the efficacy of directly training dichotic listening.