Narrative Review of Evidence Based Intervention Approaches for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) This review studies the current literature available on intervention approaches of auditory processing disorder (APDAPD intervention approaches should be based on specific deficits and customized to accommodate the needs of each patient. The discussion on the efficacy of various APD treatment approaches suggested that there is lack of evidence that ... Article
Article  |   December 21, 2017
Narrative Review of Evidence Based Intervention Approaches for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Moumita Choudhury
    Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • Patricia Chavira
    Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
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  • Financial: Moumita Choudhury has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Patricia Chavira has no relevant financial interests to disclose.
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  • Nonfinancial: Moumita Choudhury has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Patricia Chavira has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose.
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Hearing Disorders / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Part 4
Article   |   December 21, 2017
Narrative Review of Evidence Based Intervention Approaches for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, December 2017, Vol. 2, 152-156. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.152
History: Received July 24, 2017 , Revised September 29, 2017 , Accepted October 1, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, December 2017, Vol. 2, 152-156. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.152
History: Received July 24, 2017; Revised September 29, 2017; Accepted October 1, 2017

This review studies the current literature available on intervention approaches of auditory processing disorder (APDAPD intervention approaches should be based on specific deficits and customized to accommodate the needs of each patient. The discussion on the efficacy of various APD treatment approaches suggested that there is lack of evidence that short-term intervention improves auditory functioning. Increased understanding of the pathophysiologic bases of APD and systematic long-term research on APD interventions would fill the gaps in our knowledge and provide more definitive intervention recommendations.

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