Auditory Training for Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Jeffrey Weihing, Gail D. Chermak, Frank E. Musiek

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Auditory training (AT) is an important component of rehabilitation for patients with central auditory processing disorder (CAPD). The present article identifies and describes aspects of AT as they relate to applications in this population. A description of the types of auditory processes along with information on relevant AT protocols that can be used to address these specific deficits is included. Characteristics and principles of effective AT procedures also are detailed in light of research that reflects on their value. Finally, research investigating AT in populations who show CAPD or present with auditory complaints is reported. Although efficacy data in this area are still emerging, current findings support the use of AT for treatment of auditory difficulties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-215
Number of pages17
JournalSeminars in Hearing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015


  • Auditory training
  • central auditory processing disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Speech and Hearing


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