Role of Auditory Training in Intervention of Individuals With Cognitive Decline and Hearing Impairment The role of auditory training in enhancement of auditory and cognitive function in aging individuals with hearing loss and cognitive decline is discussed in this article. Results of previous controlled studies and the current pilot (Angel Sound) support value for auditory training for these individuals. ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 2015
Role of Auditory Training in Intervention of Individuals With Cognitive Decline and Hearing Impairment
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Sridhar Krishnamurti
    Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn, AL
  • Dianna Tingle
    Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn, AL
  • Hannah Bannon
    Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn, AL
  • Molly Armstrong
    Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn, AL
  • Disclosures: Financial: Sridhar Krishnamurti, Dianna Tingle, Hannah Bannon, and Molly Armstrong have no financial interests to disclose.
    Disclosures: Financial: Sridhar Krishnamurti, Dianna Tingle, Hannah Bannon, and Molly Armstrong have no financial interests to disclose.×
  • Nonfinancial: The data from this manuscript has been presented at the Audiology Now (American Academy of Audiology) Annual Convention, 2014.
    Nonfinancial: The data from this manuscript has been presented at the Audiology Now (American Academy of Audiology) Annual Convention, 2014.×
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Hearing Disorders / Audiologic / Aural Rehabilitation / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   May 01, 2015
Role of Auditory Training in Intervention of Individuals With Cognitive Decline and Hearing Impairment
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2015, Vol. 20, 58-64. doi:10.1044/gero20.2.58
History: Received January 28, 2015 , Revised April 24, 2015 , Accepted April 27, 2015
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2015, Vol. 20, 58-64. doi:10.1044/gero20.2.58
History: Received January 28, 2015; Revised April 24, 2015; Accepted April 27, 2015

The role of auditory training in enhancement of auditory and cognitive function in aging individuals with hearing loss and cognitive decline is discussed in this article. Results of previous controlled studies and the current pilot (Angel Sound) support value for auditory training for these individuals.

Acknowledgments
The authors are grateful to the residents of the Arbor Springs Center for their participation in this study.
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