Auditory Discrimination Test
Sit behind your child, so that they can't lipread, in a quiet room.
Say the following pairs of words, and ask if they are the same or different.
Your child may have Auditory Discrimination Problems
if they made the following number of errors:
For 5 year olds > 6 errors.
For 6 year olds > 5 errors.
For 7 year olds > 4 errors.
For 8 and older > 3 errors.
Auditory Integration Training
If you child fails this test they would probably benefit from Auditory Integration Training.
A learn to read programme designed for children with auditory difficulties is