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



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

 

Date: Tuesday 4th November 2014 9.15am – 4 pm

Fee: £50 (includes light lunch and refreshments)

Venue: Auditory Implant Service, University of Southampton, Highfield, SO17 1BJ

CPD points – awaiting confirmation

 

This training day will be of interest to Speech & Language Therapists, Audiologists, Teachers of the Deaf and other professionals with an interest in APD.

 

What is an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)? An Interdisciplinary Approach – Assessment, Audiological Management and Rehabilitation

 

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

 

For audiologists – a chance to look at test materials and how they are administered and the use of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs),

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

 

The content covered will include:

 

  • what’s happening around the world
  • best practice and current evidence
  • definitions
  • prevalence
  • causes
  • symptoms
  • assessment
  • management
  • ALDs
  • importance of a multi- or interdisciplinary approach

 

Booking Information

 

To book a place please go to the training section of our website (www.southampton.ac.uk/ais) or contact Nikki Jassal on 023 8059 2212 or ais@southampton.ac.uk for further information. 

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