I don’t know about you, but auditory processing disorders have always confused me. I’m sure I’ve worked with any number of children who likely had a co-morbid diagnosis of APD without me ever being aware of it. Then again, the diagnosis itself (like many areas in our field) is the subject of ongoing debate.
Today I’m happy to welcome Dr. Donna Turetgen, an audiologist in private practice, who helped shed some light on the subject. Some of the areas this episode covers includes:
- What an auditory processing disorder is (and differences in nomenclature).
- The Buffalo Model for assessment and intervention (developed by Jack Katz).
- What role(s) the slp can play in diagnosis and treatment.
Donna’s practice is called The Auditory Connection and can be found here.
You can read more about Jack Katz and the Buffalo Model here.
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