FAQ about APD and Treatment

 

What are the Signs of an Auditory Processing Disorder?

 

  • Have trouble paying attention to and remembering information presented orally

  • Poor listening skills
  • Need more time to process information
  • Have behavioral problems
  • Have issues following and carrying out multistep directions
  • Have difficulty with reading, comprehension, spelling, and vocabulary
  • Low academic performance
  • Language difficulties
  • Difficulty hearing in noise
  • Often prefer to work in a solitary environment

What are the Requirements for Participation?

  • Audiogram
  • APD Diagnosis and/or a Review of Records by our audiologist, with additional case history and interview

What Advocacy Services are Offered by Sound Sense with Regard to Auditory Processing Disorder?

  • IEP / 504 Recommendations - Written
  • Direct consultation with related professionals
  • Speech Language Therapists
  • Special Education Teachers / Deaf-Hard of Hearing Education Teachers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Developmental Pediatricians / Other Physicians
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Requires an additional fee
  • Dependent on location
  • May be performed on HIPAA compliant video conferencing