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UK Professionals and Institutions with an Interest in APD

This page is dedicated to providing links to the web pages of
UK Professionals and Institutions.  
Who provide information relating to Auditory Processing Disorder.
Which could be useful in creating a greater understanding of
Auditory Processing Disorder in the UK

Research pages

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Principal Representatives: David Moore and Quentin Summerfield
Monday 13 October 2003

Dr Doris-Eva Bamiou

Language disorders: A problem with auditory processing?
Stuart Rosen
Dept. Human Communication Sciences
Ms Dilys Treharne

Auditory Processing Deficits and Dyslexia
Nick Hill, Yvonne Griffiths, Peter Bailey and Maggie Snowling
Department of Psychology
Dr Yvonne Griffiths
Research into auditory processing at Stirling
Dr. Leslie Smith

Auditory processing and reading skill
Dr Caroline Witton

Visual and Auditory Processing (2000) & National Literacy Trust
Professor John Stein

Sensory bases of reading and language disorders

Oxford Study of Children's Communication Impairments
Professor D. V. M. Bishop, Dr Genevieve McArthur, Dr Glynis Laws, +
Auditory and Visual Dynamic Processing : Seperate influences on Reading? (ACROBAT READER)
John F. Stein Peter C. Hansen, & Catherine J. Stoodley,  
Cognitive Neuroscience: Can sensitivity to auditory frequency modulation predict childrens phonological and reading skills?
J.F.Stein M.McClean, P.C.Hansen, A. Rees, & G.G.R. Green
Auditory Pathways
Dyslexia Guidelines

Student Support Services
Development and topography of auditory event-related potentials (ERPs): Mismatch and processing negativity in individuals 8-22 years of age.
OADES, Robert D. and DITTMANN-BALCAR, Alexandra and ZERBIN, Dieter

Auditory Perception Group

Dr. Josephine Marriage

A review of assessment tools for central auditory processing disorder.
Frances Hickson and Prof V. Newton. (1998)
Human Communication and Deafness Group
  Dr M Beauvois Dr J R Beech
  Dr P Wilson
PATSy Web site
A Patient Database forTraining and Research
MSc Audiological Science Home
Institute of Laryngology and Otology
Phonetic Science: Acoustics of Speech & Hearing
Papers published during the last 5 years
Newcastle Auditory Group

Advice Pages

CAPD or ‘brain deafness’


Solutions for Specific Learning Difficulties
Jan Poustie
Students with Dyslexia
Angela Taylor & Judy Turner University Study Advisers
SNIP produced the first APD article in their August 2002 newsletter
SNIP is written by Carol and Phil Smart, specialist teachers, who work in schools every day addressing the difficulties experienced by children with special needs.
Central Auditory Processing Disorder - Information for Parents
Produced by St Catherines and Moor House Schools.
What is Dyslexia ?
Dyslexia Pages Maria Krupska / Cynthia Klein, LLU 1992
Creating Support for Effective Literacy Education
What about learning to read?
And what about phonics?
©1996 Michigan for Public Education
C. Weaver, L. Gillmeister-Krause, & G. Vento-Zogby

Dyslexia is best described as a combination of abilities and difficulties that affect the learning process in one or more of reading, spelling and writing.
BDA website

Language Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Philippa Greathead
Speech Language Pathologist
Personal Digital Assistants, also known as Palmtops or Handheld PCs.
Sensory Factsheet
Read Write Plus ( maths)
Dyslexia and related specific learning difficulties
Adult Literacy
 Core Corriculum
Auditory Integration Training (AIT)
Pauline Allen
Thinking Styles
Fiona Beddoes-Jones
Working with People with Dyslexia and related learning difficulties
Thames and Solent District
Hearing and Hearing Loss

useful information

Useful UK Organisations

The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice
The British Association of Audiological Physicians
UK Audiologists on the NET
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Programs used by UK technicians

The Learning Program