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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

Auditory and Language Processing Disorders (On Demand Series)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Special Education, Speech Language | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Auditory and Language Processing Disorders (On Demand Series)
On-Demand format

About the Series

Presented by Gail Richard, PhD

The Auditory and Language Processing Disorders is a mini course is about the special educator’s role with understanding auditory and language processing disorders through assessment and intervention.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Evolution of the terms for auditory processing
  • Top-down/bottom-up processing approaches
  • Processing continuum for SLPs and audiologists.
  • Assessment protocol and Intervention strategies

Study Questions

These question will be asked in the course evaluation to earn a certificate.

  1. What is the definition of language processing?
  2. When should a student be referred to an audiologist?
  3. What are the three main aspects of the clinical model for processing?

View the Modules

Module 1 Background and Definitions

Watch Module 1

Module 2: Processing Examples and Approaches

Watch Module 2

Module 3, Part 1: Neurology of Processing and Continuum

Watch Module 3, Part 1

Module 3, Part 2: Neurology

Watch Module 3, Part 2

Module 4: Auditory Processing Assessment

Watch Module 4

Module 5: SLP Assessment

Watch Module 5

Module 6: Auditory Processing Intervention

Watch Module 6

Module 7: Language Processing Intervention

Watch Module 7

Module 8: Summary and Conclusions

Watch Module 8

    Contact Information

    Shani O'Brien


    This on-demand training is worth 2.25 Contact Hours. This training satisfies the Special Education and Behavioral Health Licensure renewal requirement. To access the certificate, take this brief training evaluation and quiz

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