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Central Auditory Processing Therapy


Preschool child works on auditory processing Philosophy:

  • Improving auditory processing skills and compensatory strategies leads to improved reading, writing, language and academic performance.


  • Therapy for Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD) is provided individually for a minimum of two 50 minute sessions per week . Therapy may consists of utilizing computer software, The Phonemic Synthesis Program, and various other activities to target an individual's areas of weakness.

Program Goal(s):

To enhance skills in the areas of:
  • Decoding: accurately and quickly understanding what is heard
  • Tolerance fading memory: understanding speech under adverse conditions, and improving short term memory
  • Integration: improving phonological awareness skills, increasing response time, and improving expressive language skills
  • Organization
  • Developing compensatory strategies to assist in activities of daily living
  • Improving academic performance


  • The Youngerman Center Clinic operates from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday during the University Academic Calendar.



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