the second edition of this highly respected book in the field of audiology takes a comprehensive look at the basic principles underlying central auditory processing disorders and the screening, assessment, and management of these disorders in school-age children. The book focuses on the practical application of scientific theory.
Teri James Bellis, PhD, professor of audiology at The University of South Dakota, received her doctorate in audiology and hearing sciences with a specialty certification in language and cognition from Northwestern University. The author of When the Brain Can't Hear: Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder (2002 Pocket Books, Dr. Bellis has been involved in the development, management, and implementation of audiologic and neurodiagnostic programs in clinical and educational settings, including multimodality evoked potentials programs and central auditory processing service delivery programs. She is an internationally recognized expert in auditory processing disorders and has lectured and published widely on the subject of central auditory processing assessment and management. Her writings have been featured in numerous audiology and medical journals, including the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience.
Part I: The Science of Central Auditory Processing Disorder Chapter 1: Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of the Central Auditory Nervous System Chapter 2: Mechanisms of Selected Auditory and Related Processes Chapter 3: Neuromaturation and Neuroplasticity of the Auditory System Part II Chapter 4: Screening: A Multidisciplinary Approach Chapter 5: Overview of Central Tests Chapter 6: Comprehensive Central Auditory Assessment Chapter 7: Interpretation of Central Auditory Assessment Results Part III Chapter 8: General Principles of CAPD Management Chapter 9: Deficit-Specific Intervention for Auditory Processing Disorders Chapter 10: Considerations in Central Auditory Processing Service Delivery Chapter 11: Back to Science Appendixs: Answers to Review Questions