20120511-144046.jpgWelcome to the Auditory Figure Ground (AFG) app! This app aims to improve an individual’s ability to accurately perceive speech in the presence of background competing noise. This skill is important in situations such as a noisy classroom, busy restaurant, etc. The inability to understand speech in the presence of background noise is one of the most common auditory complaints of students who have language and learning problems.

The auditory figure ground app can be used to help an individual’s ability to recognize words in the presence of competing background noise. A series of one-syllable words is presented at a selected decibel level in a selected background noise type. The user is able to select the Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) and the type of background noise.

Category: Education
Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Cost: AU$29.99 Auditory Figure Ground AFG - Foundations Developmental House, LLC (298.3MB)
Please use our App Store button above if you decide to buy this app. It doesn’t cost you any extra but a small portion of the cost goes to support the work we do here at The iMums!

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Terms & Conditions
• This giveaway will close at 8pm Australian EST on May 17, 2012.
• Winner will be picked randomly and must contact The iMums within 48 hours of the announcement to claim their prize.
• This giveaway is open to everyone, worldwide and an iTunes account is required to claim the prize.
• Please only enter if you intend on using the app or giving it to someone who will use it. Good luck!

The Australian iMum Amanda is a married mother of three young boys from North Queensland and has a background in Business Administration and Information Technology. An Apple enthusiast since 2005, Amanda was donned the nickname ‘The iMum’ due to her growing addiction to their products and her many, many apps. She now owns an iPod Nano, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad Mini, 27″ iMac, 13″ Macbook Air and two Apple TV’s.

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