WS29: Practical Knowledge About Auditory Processing Disorders Psychologists Need to Know Sessions and Workshops Qualifying for NASP and APA-Approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Documentation

Wednesday, February 22

  • 2:30–5:30 p.m.
  • CPD Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Skill Level: I
  • Members: $80
    Non-Members: $115

This workshop will discuss what auditory processing disorders (APD) are and how they affect children from preschool through high school. School psychologists will gain an understanding of the differences between APD and language processing difficulties. Similarities and differences between attention deficit disorders, executive function disorders, and APD will be discussed along with APD and children in special populations including those with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, and emotional disorders. Research and case studies will be used as examples. Last will be a discussion of various interventions and accommodations that participants can provide in the school setting starting tomorrow.

Speaker(s): Jay R. Lucker, EdD, CCC-A/SLP, FAAA, Howard University, Washington, DC, Loraine Alderman, PsyD, Private Practice, New York, NY

Jay R. Lucker, EdD, CCC-A/SLP, FAAA, Howard University, Washington, DC, Jay R. Lucker, EdD, CCC-A/SLP, FAAA, is an associate professor and in private practice specializing in APD. A researcher, he has published numerous studies on APD and made hundreds of presentations worldwide. He is chair of the board, president, and cofounder of the National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders (www.ncapd.org).

Loraine Alderman, PsyD, Private Practice, New York, NY, Loraine Alderman, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist in New York, working in private practice as well as with school children having auditory-based learning problems, learning disabilities, and emotional disturbances. She is the coauthor of two books about APDs.