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The College at Brockport: State University of New York

1981

Illinois test of Psycholinguistic abilities

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The Ability Of Emotionally Disturbed Children To Process Auditory Information, Michele Marie Forno May 1981

The Ability Of Emotionally Disturbed Children To Process Auditory Information, Michele Marie Forno

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigated the auditory processing abilities of emotionally disturbed children. Areas examined were: auditory discrimination, auditory sequential memory, auditory closure, and auditory selective attention.

Subjects were given four tests used to measure auditory processing: The Wepman Test of Auditory

Discrimination; The Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, auditory sequential memory and auditory closure subtests; and a professionally prepared dichotic listening tape.

The results of this study showed that although not all emotionally disturbed children have auditory processing problems, there is a tendency for a problem to occur in at least one area of auditory processing.

Host of the problems were ...