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It is well known that attention deficits frequently co-occur with auditory processing disorder yet little is known about the (cognitive) executive functions (EFs) that regulate attention and self-control in children with auditory processing concerns. We present an analysis of EFs in children referred for auditory processing assessment, based on both teacher and parent report forms of a norm-referenced assessment instrument.
auditory processing disorder, executive functioning, executive functions
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Hungerford, S., Gonyo, K., Brunell, K., & Harrison, J. (2006, April). An analysis of executive functions in children referred for auditory processing evaluation. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New York Speech Language Hearing Association, Saratoga Springs, NY.