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Introduction: Perceptual disorders are a broad group of disturbances or dysfunctions of the central nervous system that interfere with the conscious mental recognition of sensory stimuli. Such conditions are caused by lesions of specific sites in the cerebral cortex that may result from any illness or trauma affecting the brain at any age or stage of development.
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to find and establish the effect of auditory training intervention on the auditory perception problems of children with perceptual disorders in Alheri Special School, Yangoji, Kwali Abuja, Nigeria.
Methods: This study adopted quasi-experimental design. Specifically, the Case Study Report is applied in this study, with two (2) children identified with perceptual disorders as participants for the study. Two set of instru- ments were adapted and validated.
Results: The results of the study revealed that auditory perception of child A and B at pre-test are significantly low, and an increase in the levels of auditory perception were recorded for the two children post-test. The find- ings also showed the extent of which auditory training improves auditory discrimination, awareness, figure- ground, memory and auditory blending of children with perceptual disorders.
Conclusion: The study concluded that children with perceptual disorders who have auditory perceptual disor- ders have improved in their auditory perception, and there is need for more auditory training therapy for children with perceptual disorders. The study recommended that teachers and professionals should develop a positive attitude towards auditory training therapy for children with perceptual disorders.