Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management, and Treatment, Third Edition (3rd New edition)

Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management, and Treatment, Third Edition (3rd New edition)

By: Donna S. Geffner (editor), Deborah Ross-Swain (editor)Paperback

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''Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management, and Treatment, Third Edition'' details the history, definition, behaviors, and comorbidity of auditory processing disorders while educating the reader on the most current practices for audiological and speech-language assessment of APD, including its impact on literacy and language processing. Practical rehabilitation, management strategies, and direct treatment programs, including the use of technology, are covered in detail. This third edition presents the tireless ongoing study, research, and clinical application by the best minds in the field of APD whose work is changing the way clinicians are affecting the lives of thousands of individuals who struggle with APD. This edition emerges as a more thorough study of the discipline, with new authors, experimental findings, and discoveries to render the science more definitive. The third edition includes a global perspective of auditory processing including the latest in evidence base treatment programs. Such additions include: *New chapters from internationally renowned authors such as Harvey Dillon, Sharron Cameron (Australia), Doris Bamiou (South America), and Vivian Illiadou (Greece). *New chapters addressing neurological brain damage and its impact on auditory processing, psychiatric disorders associated with auditory processing, the impact of otitus media on auditory processing skills, and new methods for diagnosing (spatialized noise test). *A new chapter on psychological testing and what psychologists contribute to the full battery of testing, diagnosis, and knowledge base of APD. *A new chapter on an evidence based program known as CAPDOTS from Carol Lai in Vancouver with data to support its use in deficit specific remediation. *A thoroughly updated chapter from Nina Kraus and her laboratory colleagues at Brain Volts, Northwestern University. *Updated chapters reflect the current research on AN/AD and the newest relevant tests for the SLP to administer when screening for APD. *Updated images of new FM systems and Apps for treatment. *New features such as web links and references/resources. *Content has been edited to be more concise and reader friendly for increased readability and comprehension. *The book was condensed based on reviewer feedback so that it can be used for a semester of study in the discipline with ease of reading and coursework. The third edition now includes a PluralPlus companion website with added content for continued comprehensive coverage of APD. ''Auditory Processing Disorders'' is a highly practical book designed specifically for practicing clinicians and instructors, both audiologists and speech-language pathologists. It contains a comprehensive review of APD and is an excellent resource for upper level audiology students.

About Author

Donna Geffner is the Director of the Graduate Programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and the Speech and Hearing Center at St. Johns Unversity-Queens, New York. She initiated and developed both the undergraduate and graduate programs and the Speech and Hearing Center. Now, she has completed a new consortia AuD program with Adelphi and Hofstra Universities. She is dually certified and maintains a private practice working with children and adults with auditory processing problems and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders. She is the recipient of several local and state association honors, and was an ASHA president, and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Geffner was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Providence College in 2004. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Deborah Ross-Swain, EdD, CCC-SLP is the founder, owner and clinical director of The Swain Center for Listening, Communicating and Learning, The Listening Center in Walnut Creek and Fountain Valley California. Dr. Swain is the former Chief of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center and held a clinical staff faculty appointment to the School of Medicine. She is the Past President of California Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Private Practice (CALSPAPP) and served on California Speech-Language and Hearing Association (CSHA) Task Force for developing Guidelines for (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders and Encroachment. Dr. Swain has received awards from CSHA for Outstanding Service and Outstanding Achievement. She serves as a California delegate to the Legislative Council for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781944883416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9781944883416
  • ISBN10: 194488341X
  • edition: 3rd New edition

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