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Managing CAPDs at School and Home (SC26)

Saturday, July 21
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Room 310
CE: 0.15 ASHA CEUs/1.5 PDHs

This session is eligible for Pennsylvania Act 48 professional education hours.

This session will discuss specific central auditory processing disorders (CAPDs) and their impact on students’ communication, academics, and sense of self. The presenter will describe the symptoms of CAPDs, including those they share with other disorders. The session will address how to modify the educational environment to facilitate successful processing for all students, especially those with CAPDs, and how to teach parents simple strategies to improve a child’s access to and use of auditory information.

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Jeanane M. Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

Private Practice

Jeanane M. Ferre, PhD, CCC-A, is an audiologist in private practice in the Chicago metropolitan area. She has focused her career on assessment of and intervention for central auditory processing disorders (CAPDs). Ferre has presented extensively on CAPDs at local, state, national, and international levels and is the author of several chapters focusing on auditory processing assessment and intervention among school-age listeners, including interprofessional collaboration. She is the co-author (with Gail Richard, PhD) of the Differential Screening Test for Processing. Ferre is a Fellow of the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) and ASHA and has received the Clinical Achievement Award and Honors of the Association from ISHA. Ferre is a member of the adjunct faculty at Northwestern University and Rush University, teaching graduate coursework in assessment and intervention of auditory processing disorders among children and adults and supervising clinical practica.

Financial Disclosures: Royalties from ProEd, Inc.; financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures: ASHA member/volunteer leader; ISHA member/volunteer leader

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