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Test of Auditory Processing Skills-3

Nancy Martin
Rick Brownell


The TAPS-3 is an updated edition of the Test of Auditory Perceptual Skills, Revised (TAP-R). The TAPS-3 offers seamless coverage for ages 4 through 18. This test measures what a person does with what is heard. It can to be used by speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and school psychologists.

In addition to one overall score, individual subtest scores are combined to derive three cluster scores: Basic Auditory Skills (Word Discrimination, Phonological Segmentation, and Phonological Blending subtests), Auditory Memory (Number Memory Forward, Number Memory Reversed, Word Memory, and Sentence Memory), and Auditory Cohesion (Auditory Comprehension and Auditory Reasoning). Back to the topHow to Use the Asssessment
The TAPS-3 is an individually administered assessment. It can be completed in one hour and scored in approximately 15–20 minutes.Back to the top

Scales & Forms

  • Word Discrimination
  • Word Memory
  • Phonological Segmentation
  • Sentence Memory
  • Phonological Blending
  • Auditory Comprehension
  • Numbers Forward
  • Auditory Reasoning
  • Numbers Reversed
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Nancy Martin &
Rick Brownell

Age Range 4 to 18 years

Administration Time 60 minutes

Administration Type Individually-administered

Qualification Level B



Conners CBRS™