Music Training and APD

Monday, September 15, 2014

Classroom Benefits of Remote Microphone Hearing Aids

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Auditory Processing Disorder: Strategies for the Classroom

Friday, June 13, 2014

APD Auditory Processing Disorder - Strategies for the Classroom Read More

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

Ministry Of Education Criticised For Discrimination Against Children With Auditory Processing Disorder: Child With APD Featured On TV

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Ministry of Education was criticised for its discrimination against children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) by the CEO of the National Foundation for the Deaf, Louise Carroll, on TV1 News.  The news item focused on ten year old Lachlan who needs remote microphone hearing aids to hear well in class. 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

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

Hearing Disorder Makes School a Struggle

Thursday, April 19, 2012

At least one child in every New Zealand classroom is believed to have a hearing problem that can seriously affect their ability to learn. 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