Response to de Wit et al., 2016, “Characteristics of Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review” Purpose This letter to the editor is in response to a review by de Wit et al. (2016), “Characteristics of Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review,” published in April 2016 by Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Conclusion The author argues that the conclusions in the ... Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor  |   May 24, 2017
Response to de Wit et al., 2016, “Characteristics of Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review”
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Deborah Moncrieff
    Department of Communication Science and Disorders, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Disclosure: The author has declared that no competing interests existed at the time of publication.
    Disclosure: The author has declared that no competing interests existed at the time of publication. ×
  • Correspondence to Deborah Moncrieff: dmoncrie@pitt.edu
  • Editor: Frederick Gallun
    Editor: Frederick Gallun×
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Hearing Disorders / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Hearing / Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor   |   May 24, 2017
Response to de Wit et al., 2016, “Characteristics of Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review”
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, May 2017, Vol. 60, 1448-1450. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-16-0258
History: Received June 17, 2016 , Revised July 26, 2016 , Accepted February 21, 2017
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, May 2017, Vol. 60, 1448-1450. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-16-0258
History: Received June 17, 2016; Revised July 26, 2016; Accepted February 21, 2017

Purpose This letter to the editor is in response to a review by de Wit et al. (2016), “Characteristics of Auditory Processing Disorders: A Systematic Review,” published in April 2016 by Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Conclusion The author argues that the conclusions in the de Wit et al. (2016)  review are unfortunate in light of advances made in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of bottom-up auditory processing disorders in children.

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