Understanding Auditory Processing Disorders
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Understanding Auditory Processing Disorders

This 2 hour neuroscience seminar details this learning disorder, myths & truths, and links to other learning disorders.
4.8 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
128 students enrolled
Created by Sonic Learning
Last updated 5/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify the symptoms & causes of Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Identify myths and truths about Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Describe the link between Auditory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia and language delays
  • Detail strategies to improve a student's Auditory Processing skills
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Requirements
  • A device capable of accessing the internet
  • If you're using a computer, reasonable quality headphones or speakers so you can hear the sound
  • An interest in the brain science of learning!
Description

Australian viewers: please note that the course price is in US dollars.

This course is a high definition recording of a presentation held in Perth, Western Australia in March 2014. It is presented in sections for easy viewing, and includes downloadable presentation notes in PDF format.

Do you know a student who:

  • Is a poor listener?
  • Has trouble following instructions?
  • Is not meeting academic expectations?

In this invaluable 2 hour seminar, Dr Burns addresses:

  • The symptoms & causes of Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Myths and truths about Auditory Processing Disorders
  • The link between Auditory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia and language delays
  • How to improve Auditory Processing skills


About the speaker

Martha Burns, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and speech pathologist from Chicago. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and has published numerous articles on language disorders and Auditory Processing Disorders in professional journals.


Some feedback from previous seminar attendees:

“Wonderful presenter! Easy to follow, and excellent use of examples. The best seminar I’ve ever attended.”

“Dr Burns was outstanding. Her knowledge & understanding of the subject matter was brilliant. Thank you!”

Who is the target audience?
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Health Professionals
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
01:57:17
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Introduction
3 Lectures 09:19


Dr Burns outlines the four main sections of the seminar.

Preview 01:22
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The symptoms and causes of Auditory Processing Disorder
5 Lectures 01:03:50

What are the symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder? Dr Burns explains.

Symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder
10:18

A look into the important regions of the brain for listening, language and learning - all important skills for auditory processing.

Causes of Auditory Processing Disorder - regions of the brain that are involved
12:19

Causes of Auditory Processing Disorder - how neurons work together, Part 1
13:59

Dr Burns continues to discuss how neurons work together, including how MRI scanning techniques have revolutionised our understanding of this field.

Causes of Auditory Processing Disorder - how neurons work together, Part 2
09:22

How are speech sounds mapped on to our neural architecture? Dr Burns looks at the research.

Causes of Auditory Processing Disorder - how the brain maps speech sounds
17:52
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Myths and truths
1 Lecture 02:22

There's often much misinformation about APD - Dr Burns helps you navigate the science.

Myths and truths about Auditory Processing Disorder
02:22
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Auditory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia and Language delays
1 Lecture 10:37
Links between Auditory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia and Language delays
10:37
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Auditory Processing skills
1 Lecture 08:34
How to improve your child's Auditory Processing skills
08:34
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Q&A session
11 Lectures 22:27

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

What are some books I can read about neuroscience?
02:14

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

What are the best accommodations for Auditory Processing Disorder children?
03:35

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

How do I improve the myelin sheaths in the brain? Will fish oil help?
03:15

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

Can Auditory Processing Disorder be passed down through family?
00:12

What are the signs to look for if a child has APD and might be dyslexic as well?
01:05

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

Do children with APD have difficulty expressing how they feel?
02:40

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

What are the symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder combined with Dyslexia?
02:40

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

Is it too late for my 11 year old?
00:41

My son completed 12 weeks of Fast ForWord - is this enough to address APD?
01:36

Can attention training programs be used instead of stimulant medication?
03:10

One of the questions asked during the Q&A session.

What is the fastest way to begin assessment for Auditory Processing Disorder?
01:19
About the Instructor
Sonic  Learning
4.8 Average rating
12 Reviews
128 Students
1 Course
Neuroscience-based Learning Company

At Sonic Learning, our team of health and education professionals is passionate about helping individuals to achieve their optimum learning potential and feel a sense of success in themselves as a learner. It is this passion that has led us to provide neuroscience based programs to individuals across Australia. Our charter is to offer our clients the very best learning acceleration tools available in the health and education industry today.

Sonic Learning has been in operation for over 12 years and during that time we have witnessed thousands of individuals benefit from unique learning programs. Our programs are provided at home and within schools, with remote professional oversight provided by our team of dedicated educators, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and audiologists, who possess extensive experience working with individuals with learning difficulties.

Our team is focused on teaching students how to learn and building the underlying processes that support learning including auditory processing skills, memory, attention, sequencing and the foundations for reading.

Sonic Learning is also committed to bringing the neuroscience information and research to the Australian community, and have hosted seminars by Dr Martha Burns, neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist, in Australian capital cities for a number of years.

About Dr Martha Burns

Dr Burns is a renowned expert in the field of neuroscience and its application to learning and attentional disorders, including Dyslexia, Autism, Auditory Processing Disorders, ADHD and language disorders.

Dr Burns has been a practicing speech pathologist in Chicago for over 35 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and on the medical staff of Evanston-Northwestern Hospital.

Dr Burns has published numerous articles on the brain and language, taught in Chicago public schools and consulted with school districts across the United States. Dr Burns’ seminar provides insightful information that is applicable to all Australian students.