About Us

The APD Institute is a private organization owned and led by audiologist Angela Alexander, Au.D. Angela has been treating APD for more than a decade. Now, she is training others to evaluate and treat APD.

Watch Angela's TEDx

Angela's TEDx talk "Escaping the Hidden Prison of Auditory Processing Disorder" has received over 1 million views on YouTube and has helped spread awareness about this condition.

Watch Angela's TEDx speech

Angela Alexander, Au.D

Angela Alexander, Au.D., CCC-A, MNZAS, graduated from the University of Kansas in 2010 with a Doctor of Audiology.  Angela's passion is in the treatment of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD).  

Angela was privileged to have been mentored by Jack Katz, Ph.D., a world-leading expert on APD. Learn more about Dr. Katz here. Angela worked with Katz for seven years between 2004 to 2012, building her knowledge and expertise.  Listen to her podcast.

Following this, Angela worked as an audiologist in New Zealand for the past decade.  She moved to Sunshine Coast, Australia in November 2020.

Her TEDx talk:  Escaping the Hidden Prison of Auditory Processing Disorder was the most-watched TEDx worldwide in September of 2021.  
With the Auditory Processing Institute, Angela is looking to train her peers in the skills needed to provide effective APD diagnostic and therapeutic options.   She aims to double the number of SLP/Au.D. professionals providing effective auditory processing services through the online APD Master Courses by 2022.

"APD therapy isn't rocket surgery, but it does need to be done precisely and with care."
Angela Alexander, Au.D.

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