Clinical Forum: Evaluating Language Intervention Approaches  |   October 1999
Auditory Integration Training
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Clinical Forum: Evaluating Language Intervention Approaches   |   October 1999
Auditory Integration Training
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1999, Vol. 30, 371-377. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.3004.371
History: Received January 26, 1999 , Accepted June 30, 1999
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1999, Vol. 30, 371-377. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.3004.371
History: Received January 26, 1999; Accepted June 30, 1999

Auditory integration training (AIT) is a developing treatment for auditory disorders that include sensitivity to sound, auditory attention problems, and auditory processing disorders. Although there is limited published research, a growing body of anecdotal and clinical data is being reported at professional meetings. This article discusses some of the issues related to AIT and presents preliminary data indicating that word recognition scores in the presence of competing noise improves for children with a variety of disorders who have been treated with AIT.

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