New Soundbites E-Newsletter

Thursday, August 01, 2013

We're proud to have launched our new e-newsletter called Soundbites. It will keep you up to date with the very latest developments in APD so you have the most accurate, current and relevant knowledge of APD. With both a Parent/Guardian version and a Professionals version, you'll have the news and information that you need.

View the latest Parent/Guardian version here or subscribe for future versions on our contact page.

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Adult with APD endorses audio simulation created by SoundSkills and MediaWorks

Monday, August 27, 2012

People with APD say that speech seems fast, fragmented and confusing, and that any other sound can seem to drown it out. Read More

Ministry Of Education Criticised For Discrimination Against Children With Auditory Processing Disorder: Child With APD Featured On TV

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Ministry of Education was criticised for its discrimination against children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) by the CEO of the National Foundation for the Deaf, Louise Carroll, on TV1 News.  The news item focused on ten year old Lachlan who needs remote microphone hearing aids to hear well in class. Read More

APD Expert Appointed Professor at University of Auckland

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Twelve associate professors at The University of Auckland have been promoted to professor, which is a mark of distinction, recognising professional and academic eminence at an international level. Read More

Hidden Learning Disability Affecting Kids

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Some children in NZ classrooms struggle with auditory processing difficulties and many teachers and parents are not aware of the serious impact this could have on a child’s learning.  Read More

SoundSkills Founder Receives International Award in Hearing

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

American Academy of Audiology April 2011 Academy Honors Recipients

High-Tech Radio Gets the Lesson Home

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Two red receivers behind Alexia Grace's ear have given her a few giggles at a teacher's expense. The hearing devices are part of an FM listening device linked to a small remote her teachers wear around their necks.  Read More

SoundSkills founder receives International Award in Hearing

Monday, May 14, 2012

American Academy of Audiology April 2011 Academy Honors Recipients

Congratulations Professor Purdy: APD Researcher Honoured

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Professor Suzanne Purdy, a member of the Council of the National Foundation for the Deaf has recently been made a Professor at the University of Auckland. This is a mark of great academic distinction within the University and reflects her outstanding national and international reputation as a researcher, teacher and clinician in hearing and speech sciences. Read More

Doctor Calls for Funds

Thursday, May 03, 2012

An ear doctor is striving to drum up awareness for an impairment most of us have never heard of. Read More