New Jersey Academy of Audiology (NJAA)

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    • October 20, 2022
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    Evaluating (C)APD:  Interpretation
    and analysis considerations

    Webinar
    Thursday Oct. 20, 2022
    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Speaker: Donna Merchant, AuD

    Course Description

    The presentation will provide an overview of the numerous tests available to evaluate auditory processing skills.  There is no gold standard for testing, leading audiologists to select, and create, their own test batteries.  This presentation will go over the available validated test assessments and critically analyze them.  Case studies will be included to provide examples of various test collections.  There will be discussion on how to interpret results and create appropriate recommendations.

     Course Objectives

    As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Interpret auditory processing test assessments to incorporate into practice
    • Describe how auditory processes manifest differently across patients.
    • Define the meaning of auditory processing and how it relates to children and adults.
    • Develop strategies to successfully make appropriate recommendations for these patients.

    Audience: Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

    Biographical Information:

    Donna Merchant: Donna Merchant, AuD, CCC-A is the current President of the New Jersey Academy of Audiology.  She also serves on the Audiology Planning Committee for the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association annual convention.  She has been the owner of New Jersey Hearing Health Center, in Brick, NJ, for over 30 years. She is a certified teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and a certified teacher of the Handicapped, as well as, a state licensed, ABA certified, audiologist.  Dr. Merchant covers audiological needs in the classroom for children in multiple districts throughout the state of NJ.  She frequently lectures on topics related to educational audiology and auditory processing disorder.

    Financial — Dr. Merchant is receiving a stipend for this talk.

    Nonfinancial — Dr. Merchant demonstrates expertise in the area of auditory processing for audiologists and SLPs.

     Course Schedule

    6:45-7:00:  Registration

    7:00-7:15:  Introduction & Overview

    7:15-7:35:  What tests do I select?

    7:35-8:00:  How to analyze (C)APD test results

    8:00-8:45:  Implementation of remediation strategies for (C)APD

    8:45-9:00:  Conclusion/Q&A


    Registration information:

    Registration is requested by October 10, 2022

    There is no fee for NJAA members

    Non-members= $25

    For registration, please visit www.njaudiology.org

    For questions contact: Faith Mogila

    Phone: (973) 655-7359   e-mail: mogilaf@montclair.edu

    Submitted for 0.2 ASHA CEU


    ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA CEU Provider. This course will earn 2 contact hours. Participants who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the activity or who leave more than 15 minutes before the end of the activity will not receive the certificate or be eligible for CE credit.

     ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.


The New Jersey Academy of Audiology (NJAA) is dedicated to promoting the public good by fostering the growth, development, recognition, and status of the profession of Audiology and its members. NJAA is a 501c(6) professional, non-profit organization.

Contact us: NJAA
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Bloomfield, NJ 07003
e-mail: newjerseyaudiology@gmail.com

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