is proud to present:


Straight Talk About Auditory Processing


August 16 - 17, 2002 
9 am to 5 pm

Hilton Knoxville Airport
2001 Alcoa Highway
Alcoa, TN  37701

Key Note Speakers:
Dr. Jay Lucker
Dr. Deborah Moncrieff


Conference Agenda:

Day 1:

8:00 - 8:45      Registration
9:00 - 9:15      Welcome and Opening Remarks - Debbie Wood
9:15 - 9:45      History and Main Theories About Auditory Processing Disorder
9:45 - 10:30    APD vs. Normal Auditory Processing
10:30 - 10:45  BREAK
10:45 - 11:15  Presenting Behaviors and Symptoms            
11:15 - 12:00   APD Evaluations - Behavioral Tests 
12:00 - 1:00    LUNCH (included in price of conference)
1:00 - 1:45      Demonstration of APD Tests
1:45 - 2:30      Interpreting Test Results
2:30 - 2:45      BREAK
2:45 - 3:30      Sample Cases According to Different Approaches to APD/Report Writing
3:30 - 4:15      Introduction to Treatment and Remediation
4:15 - 5:00      Questions and Answer Time

Day 2:

8:00 - 8:45      Registration
9:00 - 9:15      Welcome and Opening Remarks - Debbie Wood
9:15 - 10:15     Advocacy Issues
10:15 - 10:45   BREAK
10:30 - 11:30   Break Out Session 1*
11:30 - 12:30   Break Out Session 2*
12:30 - 1:30     LUNCH (included in price of conference)
1:30 - 2:30       Break Out Session 3*
2:30 - 2:45       BREAK
2:45 - 3:45       How can I help my child with APD?
4:00 - 5:00       Panel Discussion

*The audience will be divided into 3 groups and will rotate between the break out session.

Scientific Learning Cognitive Concepts Lindamood - Bell
10:30 -11:30   Break Out Session 1 Group A Group B Group C
11:30 - 12:30   Break Out Session 2 Group B Group C Group A
1:30 - 2:30       Break Out Session 3 Group C Group A Group B


Learning Objectives:

After attending this conference, participants will:

  1. Have a general understanding of the history of auditory processing disorders.

  2. Have a better understanding of what an APD is. 

  3. Better understand the different approaches to APD and the assessment process.

  4. Understand the difference between managing problems presented by APD and how to remediate the same presenting problems. 

  5. Understand the basic principles being Fast ForWord produced by Scientific Learning, Earobics by Cognitive Concept the LiPs 
    program produced by Lindamood-Bell.

  6.   Understand how strategies can be developed and taught to children with APD. 

  7. Will have a general understanding of how to effectively advocate for a child in school.

  8. Will have a general knowlede the IDEA, Section 
    504 the American's with Disabilities Act.


The Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Florida Health Science Center, is approved by the Continuing Education Board of ASHA to offer continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for 1.3 CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area). ASHA approval of CE Provider status does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.



Registration Fee*:
    Preregister by August 2, 2002
        Members: $179. (after 10% member discount)
        Nonmembers: $199.

Registration after August 2, 2002 will be accepted at the door if space is   available. An additional $25 will be charged for late registration.  If you are planning to register at the door, please notify Debbie by sending an email to [email protected] or calling (904)743-4300.

*Lunch will be included with your registration.

To register for the Knoxville Conference, please print our our registration form and mail to the NCAPD at location on the form or register online .

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Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be made prior to the August 2, 2002 deadline.  If registration is cancelled prior to this date, the registration fee will be refunded, minus a $25 cancellation fee.


Hilton Knoxville Airport
2001 Alcoa Highway
Alcoa, TN  37701

A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Knoxville Airport on Thursday, August 15 to Saturday, August 17th.  Reservations may be made by contacting the Hilton Knoxville Airport  at 1-865-970-4300 .  In order to receive the group discount rate  for the conference  reservations must be made by August 2, 2002 and you must mention you are attending the NCAPD conference.  The group discount rate is $79.00 per night.

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