Beyond Auditory Processing Course
An Integrative Approach to Conceptualizing the Processes Engaged in Everyday Listening.
Larry Medwetsky, Ph.D., CCC-A
Retired Professor in the Doctoral Audiology Program at Gallaudet University
This course is offered for 0.65 ASHA CEUs.
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
ZOOM PARTICIPATION ONLY
*In-Person participation is no longer available.
Dr. Larry Medwetsky has served as an educational audiologist, VP of Clinical Services at Rochester Hearing and Speech Center, and recently retired as a full professor in the Doctoral Audiology program at Gallaudet University. Dr. Medwetsky has evaluated over 1,500 individuals with auditory-based processing disorders, published numerous chapters/articles on this topic, and presented at many workshops and conferences as an invited speaker. In recognition of his expertise, Dr. Medwetsky served on the AAA task force to develop guidelines for audiologists in diagnosing and managing CAPD as well as on the ASHA task force to examine the SLP’s role in managing CAPD.
Saturday, MARCH 25, 2023
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ZOOM PARTICIPATION ONLY.
In-Person no longer available.
ATTENDEE RATES (per person pricing)
$95 pp | Individuals
($125 pp after 3/13/23)
$45 pp | College Students/Parents
($60 pp after 3/13/23)
No refunds after 3/13/2023
This presentation will examine the underlying processes, possible breakdowns, assessment, and interventions in the context of what the listener faces in everyday situations, recognizing the intertwining of various processes, such as auditory processing, cognition, and language. The goal is to provide practical information that can assist professionals in addressing the needs of individuals struggling to process and retain spoken-language information. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in a
Q & A session whereby they will be able to pose questions concerning the presentation or any clients they may serve.
Describe the specific impact of deficits in the various processes engaged in spoken-language processing and how such deficits can be manifested in everyday life.
Describe an approach to developing a comprehensive test battery that, in turn, can be used to determine the specific spoken-language processing deficits present.
Categorize the three types of interventional strategies that can be implemented with individuals with spoken-language processing deficits, as well as provide examples within each category.
Audiologists, general practitioners (including ENTs and PEDS), speech-language pathologists, psychologists, special
education teachers, general education teachers, occupational therapists, students, and parents.
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