Test of Auditory Processing Skills-3 (TAPS-3)

Auditory Processing

Nancy Martin, Rick Brownell

Age Range: 4 to 18 years
Administration Time: 60 minutes
Administration Type: Individually-administered
Qualification Level B

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).

How to Use the Assessment
The TAPS-3 is an individually administered assessment. It can be completed in one hour and scored in approximately 15–20 minutes.

Scales & Forms
• Word Discrimination
• Word Memory
• Phonological Segmentation
• Sentence Memory
• Phonological Blending
• Auditory Comprehension
• Numbers Forward
• Auditory Reasoning
• Numbers Reversed


Reference Name Price VAT applicable
TAPS31 TAPS-3 Test Kit £170.00 Yes
TAPS32 TAPS-3 Manual £65.00 No
TAPS33 TAPS-3 Test Booklets (25/pkg) £75.00 Yes
TAPS34 TAPS-3 Auditory Figure CD £22.00 Yes