Understanding Auditory Processing Disorders

This 2 hour neuroscience seminar details this learning disorder, myths & truths, and links to other learning disorders.
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  • Lectures 22
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
    Other: 2 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course 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!”

What are the 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!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Health Professionals

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to this online course
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Article
Introductory remarks
Preview
06:33
01:22

Dr Burns outlines the four main sections of the seminar.

Section 2: The symptoms and causes of Auditory Processing Disorder
10:18

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

12:19

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 - how neurons work together, Part 1
13:59
09:22

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

17:52

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

Section 3: Myths and truths
02:22

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

Section 4: Auditory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia and Language delays
Links between Auditory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia and Language delays
10:37
Section 5: Auditory Processing skills
How to improve your child's Auditory Processing skills
08:34
Section 6: Q&A session
02:14

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

03:35

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

03:15

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

00:12

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

What are the signs to look for if a child has APD and might be dyslexic as well?
01:05
02:40

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

02:40

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

00:41

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

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
01:19

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

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Instructor Biography

Sonic Learning, 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.

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