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Central Auditory Processing Disorders: Mostly Management

 
 
 
 
Central Auditory Processing Disorders: Mostly Management
Author: M. Gay Masters - Nancy A. Stecker - Jack Katz
ISBN 13: 9780205273614
ISBN 10: 205273610
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1998-04-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 288
List Price: $114.99
 
 

Because there is no single approach to the management of Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD), this new book offers the latest available information on a variety of compatible approaches. It is based on the 1996 conference of the same title that was hosted by the State University of New York at Buffalo (where the co-authors are based).

Each chapter is by a different authoritative contributor-a professional in audiology, speech-language pathology, or psychology. The book contains both technical details and practical, straightforward information to enable people to make proper and useful recommendations for those with CAPD. Features include: Coverage of metacognitive and metalinguistic approaches, memory and attention processing deficits, the use of FM devices for audiologic management, and a speech-language approach; detailed explanation of the management strategies suggested in the Buffalo Model; Innovative approaches and management techniques for special populationsInformation on auditory integration therapy for children, and a new interactive software program that strengthens temporal processing.

Audiologists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, special-education teachers, and even parents. A Longwood Professional Book.

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Professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and psychology offer the latest information available on a variety of compatible approaches to the management of central auditory processing disorders (CAPD). They give a neuroscience view of auditory training/stimulation as it relates to CAPD, discuss the relationship between CAPD and ADHD, and describe metacognitive and metalinguistic approaches, memory and attention processing deficits, the use of FM devices for audiologic management, a speech-language approach, and management techniques for special populations. Based on a 1996 conference at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.