Dr. Lynn Hellerstein of Vision Beyond Sight speaks with Dr. Megan Locke, Executive Director of the Able Kids Foundation, an organization that aims to improve lives and expand opportunities for individuals with central auditory processing disorder (CAPD). Dr. Megan talks about recognizing CAPD, how it affects our listening and concentration especially in children, and what management approaches are available for it.
- What is CAPD?
- How does it affect listening and concentration especially in children?
- Why should we care about CAPD?
- What management approaches are available for CAPD?
About Dr. Megan Locke:
Dr. Megan Locke joined the Able Kids Foundation in 2008 passionate about central auditory processing disorders and providing solutions for those who experience auditory challenges. Prior to joining our team, she worked in Washington, D.C. as a Clinical Neurophysiologist performing intraoperative monitoring during vascular, neurological, and orthopedic surgeries and served as the region’s trainer for new employees. Before working in Washington, D.C., Dr. Locke was a Clinical Audiologist and Manager in New Jersey at a sound therapy center. A Certified Tomatis Consultant and Auditory Integration Therapy (AIT) provider, she worked with children and adults with hearing and processing difficulties and was involved in community education.
Dr. Locke has 22 years of experience working with children and adults with special needs in classroom and clinical settings. A native of Canton, Ohio, she earned a Doctor of Audiology degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences from Ohio University. She is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the state of Colorado.
Connect with Dr. Megan Locke and the Able Kids Foundation:
“Imagine carrying a backpack full of bricks all day long and those bricks are all the noises you are carrying. If we can take those bricks out of that backpack, you shouldn’t be too tired for the day.” – Dr. Megan Locke
Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Developmental Optometrist, co-owner of Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, P.C., award-winning author and international speaker, holds powerful and inspiring conversations with her guests in the areas of health, wellness, education, sports and psychology. They share their inspirational stories of healing and transformation through their vision expansion. Vision Beyond Sight Podcast will help you see with clarity, gain courage and confidence. Welcome to Vision Beyond Sight!
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