Pitch Pattern Sequence

The standard Pitch Pattern Sequence (PPS)-Adult Version is for ages 9-65. It is an auditory processing disorder test using non-verbal stimuli. The test is considered a temporal test using auditory pattern temporal ordering (APTO) and is sensitive to cortical lesions, interhemispheric transfer.

It consists of a series of three tones presented at either of two frequencies (pitches). The subject’s task is to describe the pitches of the tones presented. The test is a monaural test that evaluates both pattern perception and temporal sequencing ability while excluding verbal cues. Relative hemispheric involvement can often be observed by having the patient give a motor response (usually verbal) in the first trial and a humming response for the second trial.

The standard Pitch Pattern Sequence-Adult Version includes a) audio recording, b) instructions and score forms as printable pdf files. The two-page instructions include administration, scoring, and interpretation information. Normative data is included for ages 9-65. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping to contiguous US.

Pitch Pattern Sequence-Adult (ages 9-65) Version; Item 138; Price $103.75 USD + S&H*
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NOTE: Online ordering cannot be used for custom CDs. If you want this recording combined on a CD with other recordings, please email auditecinfo@auditec.com with your test selections along with your state or country instead of using the “Buy Now” button. You will receive a Paypal invoice for your custom order.

*INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Online ordering does not include shipping and handling charges. Please email auditecinfo@auditec.com with your test selections along with your state or country for an exact quote. If you use online ordering, you will be invoiced later for the shipping charges.

This test is also available on the following product:

  • NCAP Battery includes Duration Pattern Sequence-Standard, Pitch Pattern Sequence – Adult & Child Versions, Random Gap Detection Test-Standard & Expanded Versions, and Masking Level Difference-Tone Version; Item CD117-9; Price $329.75 USD+ S&H


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