This workshop is for psychologists, speech and language pathologists and health practitioners who are interested in using Auditory Training techniques to address auditory processing difficulties. Auditory processing deficits co-exist with Speech and Language delay, Autism Spectrum, ADD / ADHD, Specific Learning Disorders (Dyslexia), and other developmental disorders. It is also a deficit that exists on its own in children through to adults, impacting the ability to listen under challenging acoustic environments.
The course will cover the physiology and anatomy of the auditory system, assessment of auditory processing difficulties using gold standard assessment tools, intervention decision models, Besson Auditory Training System technical requirements and practical application of auditory training as a therapy. Research will be presented and discussed. The workshop will also provide hands-on training to undertake auditory processing assessments, assessment interpretation, and preparation of intervention protocols sing the Besson Auditory Training System