Auditory Processing is what the brain does with what the ears hear. Children and Adults can have an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) typically with normal hearing. Testing can be performed on children as young as 3.5 years old. Auditory Processing Disorders are TREATABLE with auditory training. ListenHEAR can help you understand spoken language better!
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About Dr. Rachel Cohen
Dr. Rachel Cohen received her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. in 2005. She is an experienced Pediatric Educational Audiologist with a specialty in Auditory Processing Disorders and an Auditory Verbal Therapist. She owns a private practice, ListenHEAR, which provides Auditory Processing evaluations and treatment both to the Southwest Florida region and all around Florida and Pennsylvania online via telehealth. She also contracts with school districts by delivering Educational Audiology and Auditory Habilitation services to the Southwest Florida region.
She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Florida Board of Audiology state license, the Pennsylvania Board of Audiology state license, and the Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certification, and is a CAPDOTS provider. She is also a certified IEP Advocate.
She is a member of the Educational Audiology Association (EAA) and serves as the State Representative for Florida. Dr. Cohen was the Secretary of the Florida AG Bell Association Board for over 10 years and is a member of the National AG Bell Association. She has served as the VP of Audiology for the Florida Speech-Language and Hearing Association (FLASHA) and is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has held Audiology Licenses in Virginia and Florida. Dr. Cohen is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
In 2018, Dr. Cohen was awarded the Clinician of the Year award from FLASHA. In 2019, Dr. Cohen was awarded the State Clinical Achievement Award for Florida by ASHA. She also was nominated for the Louis M. Dicarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement by ASHA.
University of Florida, BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Minor in Education in 2001.
Gallaudet University, AuD., Doctorate in Audiology in 2005.
Auditory Processing Disorder Signs
Do you or your child have any of the following concerns?
Struggle with following spoken directions or have difficulty understanding auditory information?
Difficulty hearing when there is background noise?
Problems with reading, spelling, or reading comprehension?
Difficulty with organizing sounds in a sequence?
Difficulty localizing where sounds are coming from?
Been diagnosed with ADHD, ADD, or Dyslexia?
Have a hard time remembering auditory information?
- Individualized treatment for APD one on one with the Audiologist.
- Auditory therapy for children and adults with hearing loss, HAs, CIs.
Insurance is not accepted; however, a superbill will be provided to self submit for reimbursement.
We are a Direct Pay Gardiner Provider. Gardiner scholarship accepted. Care Credit options available.
Monday-Thurs: 8am to 5:30pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed
9250 Corkscrew Rd. Suite 12, Estero, FL 33928