Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in Children: Guide

Campbell, N., Grant, P., Moore, D,R. and Rosen, S. | View as single page | Feedback/Impact


An evidence-based approach to intervention is important ensure that a child receives appropriate intervention.  The importance of evidence-based management is discussed.  This is then followed by discussion of the 4 main intervention strategies that can be considered: (1) Architectural considerations and acoustic environmental modifications, (2) Technology (sound field systems, assistive listening devices/remote microphone technology, noise-cancelling headphones and standard headphones), (3) Auditory training programmes, computer software and apps, and (4) Compensatory strategies.  The strategies listed under areas 1 and 2 have greater supporting evidence than areas 3 and 4.        

In addition to the discussion offered here please see the 'Practical Handouts' section.