Listening Characteristics of Children With Central Auditory Processing Disorders The observed listening performances of 64 children with central auditory processing (CAP) disorders were obtained from teachers using the Children’s Auditory Processing Performance Scale. The data obtained indicated that the listening performances of these children vary greatly, depending upon the listening conditions and the listening functions being rated. The results ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1992
Listening Characteristics of Children With Central Auditory Processing Disorders
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Walter J. Smoski, PhD
    Illinois State University, Normal
  • Michael A. Brunt
    Illinois State University, Normal
  • J. Curtis Tannahill
    Illinois State University, Normal
  • Contact author: Walter J. Smoski, PhD, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61761-6901.
    Contact author: Walter J. Smoski, PhD, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61761-6901.×
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Hearing Disorders / Language Disorders / Research Articles
Research Article   |   April 01, 1992
Listening Characteristics of Children With Central Auditory Processing Disorders
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 145-152. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.145
History: Received February 28, 1991 , Accepted June 6, 1991
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 145-152. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.145
History: Received February 28, 1991; Accepted June 6, 1991

The observed listening performances of 64 children with central auditory processing (CAP) disorders were obtained from teachers using the Children’s Auditory Processing Performance Scale. The data obtained indicated that the listening performances of these children vary greatly, depending upon the listening conditions and the listening functions being rated. The results also provide evidence that children with CAP disorders have difficulties not only in stressful or competing listening conditions, but also in quiet or ideal listening conditions.

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