1. Plural Publishing, San Diego, has released the Second Edition Handbook of Central Auditory Processing Disorder, volumes I and II. The award-winning handbooks authored by Frank E. Musiek, PhD, and Gail D. Chermak, PhD, have been extensively revised and expanded.

    HCAPD2v2Volume I provides comprehensive coverage of the auditory neuroscience and clinical science needed to accurately diagnose the range of developmental and acquired central auditory processing disorders in children, adults, and older adults. Volume II provides expanded coverage of rehabilitative and professional issues, detailing intervention strategies for children and adults.

    The first editions earned the 2007 Speech, Language, and Hearing Book of the Year Award. The second editions include contributions from world-renowned authors detailing major advances in auditory neuroscience and cognitive science, diagnosis, best practice intervention strategies in clinical and school settings, as well as emerging and future directions in diagnosis and intervention.

    Frank E. Musiek, PhD, is Professor and Director of Auditory Research in the Department of Communications Sciences, and Professor of Otolaryngology in the School of Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He has published more than 140 referenced articles, 39 book chapters, and 8 books in the areas of auditory evoked potentials, central auditory disorders, and auditory neuroanatomy/physiology.

    Co-author Gail D. Chermak, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Washington State University. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Her co-authored articles and letters to the editor on CAPD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder were named by her peers as among the best in diagnostic audiology in four of the last five consecutive years.

    Source: Plural Publishing