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Auditory Discrimination & Rentention

Jay Lucker dr.j at RDZ.STJOHNS.EDU
Thu Dec 12 11:24:29 EST 1996

What you seem to be discussing or describing is what is usually referred
to as a Central Auditory Processing Disorder or CAPD.

You may find assistance on the CAPD listserv.  You can subscribe by
sending email to:

listserv at sjuvm.stjohns.edu


subscribe CAPD <name>

Just substitute your real name for <name>

There are many professionals and parents on that listserv who may help

Additionally, if you could be more specific in what information you want,
I'd be happy to answer any questions either through the CAPD listserv to
private email.

<dr.j at rdz.stjohns.edu>

On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Mrs A J Hardwick wrote:

> In article <01bbe095$1d9b8160$5207b18e at ljvincent.ns.sympatico.ca>, "LJ
> Vincent" <ljvincent at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:
> >
> > If anyone could provide information on a child who has a learning
> > disability described as auditory discrimination and retention, or a good
> > source to commence looking, it would be of great help.  The child has
> > already seen neurologists, standard audiologists, optomitrists, etc.  A
> > good starting point might be some reference litereature.  Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> Unless your child has a hearing impairment rather than a learning
> difficulty, these difficulties are typical of dyslexic people. Try
> "dyslexia" on the internet or in your library. There is so much written
> about it now. One of my most useful books as a teacher is by Bryant and
> Bradley called Children's Reading Difficulties. It describes recent research
> and has 2 good chapters on multi-sensory teaching methods using plastic
> letters which might help your child. (Depends on the type and severity of
> the dyslexia.) Good luck!
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