Bok – When the Brain Can’t Hear


In this landmark book, Dr. Teri James Bellis, one of the world’s leading authorities on auditory processing disorder (APD), explains the nature of this devastating condition and provides insightful case studies that illustrate its effect on the lives of its sufferers. Millions of Americans struggle silently with APD. For many of them, holding a simple conversation can be next to impossible. As sound travels through an imperfect auditory pathway, words become jumbled, distorted, and unintelligible. As Dr. Bellis notes, the most profound impact of this highly specific impediment to auditory comprehension may be on the young. Facing a severely reduced ability to read, spell, comprehend, and communicate, children with APD are subject to anxiety, academic failure, and a damaged sense of self. Often, they are misdiagnosed. Discussing the latest and most promising clinical advances and treatment options, and providing a host of proven strategies for coping, Dr. Bellis takes much of the mystery out of APD. If you or anyone you know has difficulty comprehending spoken language, or if your child is struggling in school, this important book may have the answers you need.

Bokens omslagsside

Forfatter: Bellis Teri James.
Utgitt: 2003. Antall sider: 368. Språk: Engelsk. Format: Heftet.
Forlag: Simon & Schuster Ltd. ISBN/EAN: 9780743428644.


Om Stein Thomassen

Kunnskapsformidler. Forelest om plagsom tinnitus og lydintoleranse på Landaasen Rehab siden 2007. Siden 2011 mer og mer opptatt av generell hørselsproblematikk. Brukt høreapparater siden 1999. Utdannet ingeniør (audio- og datateknikk).