Detection and Treatment of APD in Children under 5

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Early intervention is a key tenet in audiology, except when it comes to Auditory Processing Disorder. This case study report argues that early intervention, with appropriate cautions, is also possible for children with APD. Read More

Global CAPD Conference

Monday, August 18, 2014
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Age of Diagnosis for APD

Friday, August 01, 2014
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Adult with APD endorses audio simulation created by SoundSkills and MediaWorks

Monday, August 27, 2012

People with APD say that speech seems fast, fragmented and confusing, and that any other sound can seem to drown it out. Read More

APD Expert Appointed Professor at University of Auckland

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Twelve associate professors at The University of Auckland have been promoted to professor, which is a mark of distinction, recognising professional and academic eminence at an international level. Read More

Doctor Calls for Funds

Thursday, May 03, 2012

An ear doctor is striving to drum up awareness for an impairment most of us have never heard of. Read More

Promising Treatments for Auditory Processing Disorder

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is the most neglected and underdiagnosed area of hearing services in NZ according to Dr Bill Keith, audiologist of specialist APD clinic SoundSkills.  Read More

National Foundation for the Deaf Slams Minister of Education’s Statement on APD

Monday, April 23, 2012

Most educators believe that literacy is affected by not hearing properly. An abundance of literature and experience confirms that children who can’t hear properly need special help with language and reading, but Minister Tolley denies a causal link if the hearing impairment is due to auditory processing disorder (APD), saying such a relationship has not been demonstrated. Read More

Hidden Learning Disability Affecting Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

There is at least one child per classroom in New Zealand struggling with auditory processing difficulties and many teachers and parents are not aware of the serious impact this could have on a child’s learning. Read More

Deaf Member of Parliament speaks out on APD

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Mojo Mathers, New Zealand’s first deaf MP, has told the Kāpiti Independent that some children with a hearing disability are being discriminated against by Government. Read More