Semin Hear 2002; 23(4): 287-296
DOI: 10.1055/s-2002-35877
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Developing Deficit-Specific Intervention Plans for Individuals with Auditory Processing Disorders

Teri James Bellis
  • Department of Communication Disorders, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
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04 December 2002 (online)


Intervention for auditory processing disorders (APD) should arise logically from the nature of the individual's auditory deficit and how that deficit relates to functional difficulties and behavioral sequelae. Although many management and remediation techniques have been proposed for treating APD, the relative efficacy of any given approach will depend on its appropriateness to the specific APD in question. This article will address methods of customizing APD intervention based on diagnostic findings and functional deficit profiles.