Assessing & Treating Auditory-Language Processing Disorders

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Assessing & Treating Auditory-Language Processing Disorders

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  • Assessing & Treating Auditory-Language Processing Disorders
    March 15, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

DSHA CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY

Assessing & Treating Auditory-Language Processing Disorders

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Speaker: Jeanane M. Ferre, PhD, CCC-A
Date:        Friday, March 15, 2019
Location: Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, Delaware

Course Description

This course describes the acoustic, phonologic, linguistic, and cognitive processes needed to interpret and use verbal information and the impact of deficiencies in any process on communication, academics, and sense of self. Differential diagnosis of auditory-language processing disorders will be described. Deficit-specific functional, achievable remediation and management goals to meet clients’ life needs are described, including use of assistive technology, compensatory strategies and accommodations, and therapeutic benchmarks consistent with the Common Core. Speech-language pathologists and Audiologists would benefit from attending this short course.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the day, the participant will be able to:

  • • Describe component skills needed for processing spoken language and the impact of deficiencies in skills on a listener’s life
  • • Describe age appropriate assessment tools to probe integrity of various processing skills
  • • Implement effective intervention (management and remediation) to minimize impact and reduce/resolve deficits