Intro: Audio Processing Disorder (02:24)
Listening difficulties are a result of the brain's inability to process sounds effectively. Luke Strivens showed signs of APD at 15 months.
Causes of APD (02:06)
Estimates state that 5% of the pediatric population has APD. Learn the difference between APD and hearing loss, and the causes of APD.
APD Affects Language and Learning (04:02)
Luke Strivens had a limited vocabulary at 18 months. Learn APD symptoms and secondary symptoms that children exhibit at home and in the classroom.
Audiological Testing (02:16)
Luke Strivens started undergoing testing at two-years-old. Learn the purposes of central audio testing and Auditory Brainstem Response.
APD Assessment and Management (03:18)
Learn several intervention and rehabilitation strategies for APD patients; multidisciplinary input is needed.
APD Management: FM System (02:52)
Learn the components of the APD device and how they work; monitoring use is crucial for support.
APD Management: Training Interventions (01:09)
Listening games aim to enhance sound attention and memory; there is no medication for APD.
APD Support (03:58)
Lack of intensive APD treatment in schools is a pressing professional issue. Luke Strivens' father discusses Luke's education and self-esteem. Learn classroom tips for children with listening difficulties.
Credits: Audio Processing Disorder (01:13)
Credits: Audio Processing Disorder
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