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Early Identification: The Auditory Skills Assessment; presented in partnership with Pearson

Course: #7297 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 1038 Reviews

This course will inform the participant about the value of identifying young children who are at risk for auditory processing disorders and listening deficits. Brain neuroplasticity and benefits of early intervention will be stressed. The Auditory Skills Assessment test (Geffner and Goldman) will be highlighted.

Course created on September 28, 2015

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 2, CE-SPC-15-401; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify critical auditory and listening stages for young children.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe benefits of early testing and intervention due to brain neuroplasticity.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify a measure to evaluate young childrens auditory skills for early intervention.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Developmental stages for auditory skills and listening
15-35 Minutes Measures and assessments of young childrens auditory skills and outcomes including the ASA
35-50 Minutes Neuroplasticity and benefits of early identification
50-55 Minutes Importance of early identification of auditory deficits and intervention for development of reading and learning skills
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Donna Geffner is the co-author and receives royalties from Pearson for the Auditory Skills Assessment (ASA) discussed in this presentation. She is also the author of the textbook, Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management, and Treatment, 2nd Edition, Plural Publishing. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Pearson.

Content Disclosure: This learning event will primarily focus on the Auditory Skills Assessment (ASA; published by Pearson) and not on related products.

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AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.