Melanie A Ferguson
Affiliation: University of Nottingham
- Working memory training for adult hearing aid users: study protocol for a double-blind randomized active controlled trialHelen Henshaw
NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Ropewalk House, 113 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, UK
Trials 14:417. 2013..This evidence offers support for further investigation into the potential benefits of working memory training to improve speech perception abilities in other hearing impaired populations...
- Communication, listening, cognitive and speech perception skills in children with auditory processing disorder (APD) or Specific Language Impairment (SLI)Melanie A Ferguson
Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research Clinical Section, Nottingham, United Kingdom
J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:211-27. 2011..The primary aim was to identify whether there were differences between these characteristics in children with SLI or APD...
- Training speech-in-noise perception in mainstream school childrenKerri E Millward
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1408-17. 2011..The aim of this experiment was to assess if sentence-in-noise perception could be improved using simpler auditory training stimuli...
- Efficacy of individual computer-based auditory training for people with hearing loss: a systematic review of the evidenceHelen Henshaw
NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, Nottingham, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e62836. 2013..Auditory training involves active listening to auditory stimuli and aims to improve performance in auditory tasks. As such, auditory training is a potential intervention for the management of people with hearing loss...
- Benefits of phoneme discrimination training in a randomized controlled trial of 50- to 74-year-olds with mild hearing lossMelanie A Ferguson
1National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, Nottingham, United Kingdom 2Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, United Kingdom and 3Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Ear Hear 35:e110-21. 2014....
- Development of auditory processing in 6- to 11-yr-old childrenDavid R Moore
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Ear Hear 32:269-85. 2011..This study also informs choices on the selection of tests for clinical evaluation of hearing and listening (e.g., for auditory processing disorder)...
- Assessment of children with suspected auditory processing disorder: a factor analysis studyAnsar U Ahmmed
1Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, United Kingdom 2University of Newcastle, United Kingdom 3NIHR National Biomedical Research, Nottingham, United Kingdom 4University of Manchester, United Kingdom 5MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, United Kingdom 6Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Ear Hear 35:295-305. 2014..This would facilitate greater understanding of the nature of listening difficulties, thus further helping with characterizing APD and designing multimodal test batteries to diagnose APD...
- Computer skills and internet use in adults aged 50-74 years: influence of hearing difficultiesHelen Henshaw
NIHR National Biomedical Research Unit in Hearing, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 14:e113. 2012..Although PC skill and Internet use by demographic factors have been examined previously, data do not currently exist that examine the effects of hearing difficulties on PC skill or Internet use in older adults...