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1 Sep 2020

If you could improve three things about audiology appointments what would they be?

  • Online booking?

  • Appointments by text?

  • Hearing loop at reception?

  • Visual screen to alert you that it's your turn?

  • Hearing loop in the clinic?

  • Use of speech to...

3 Aug 2020

The results of our poll are in and the favourite topic for this month's #HearingLossHour is  'facemasks and hearing loss'.

Let us know how you're coping with wearing a mask. Which are the best kind for hearing aid users? And which for people with cochlear implants?

And h...

6 Jul 2020

This month's #HearingLossHour will be (as they say in footballing circles) a game of two halves.

The first half an hour will be devoted to discussing how everyone is getting on with their different stages of lockdown.

How are you coping now that more people are wearing m...

1 Jun 2020

Why you should join in #HearingLossHour

Living through this pandemic, with its risks and various lockdown rules, is putting a strain on all of us.

For those of us with hearing loss, we face additional difficulties to hearing people - distancing making it harder to hear...

30 Apr 2020

Deaf Awareness Week takes place from 4 to 10 May 2020. It aims to raise awareness and challenge perceptions of hearing loss and deafness across the UK. The theme this year is ‘Acquired deafness’.

Who coordinates Deaf Awareness Week?
The UK Council on Deafness...

3 Mar 2020

Today is World Hearing Day and the theme is ' Hearing for life: Don’t let hearing loss limit you' and that's our theme for today's HearingLossHour.

Our event is on the global event map!

Here are the key messages from the World Health Organisation:

Here are our questions...

28 Jan 2020

 If all theatre was mime...

or ballet...

... then, being deaf wouldn't impact on our ability to understand the plot.

But it's not all mime, ballet or modern dance, is it?

The majority of theatrical performances include dialogue and plots you would only be able to follow i...

7 Jan 2020

Welcome to the new year - and our fifth year of #HearingLossHour!

Join us today at 1pm when we'll be discussing setting new goals and how to achieve them.

So, whether you'd like to learn to lipread, sign, use a hearing loop, or experience a captioned theatre performance,...

5 Nov 2019

Join us today, Tuesday 5th November, when we will be discussing 'Personal Safety and Hearing Loss'. 

 

Here are just a few of the scenarios we'll be discussing... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us on Twitter at 1pm today! 

3 Sep 2019

Today's #HearingLossHour is dedicated to my friend's 11 year-old daughter who has just recently been fitted with her first pair of hearing aids.

No one in their family has experienced hearing loss before; this is all new territory for them. So, I thought it would be a n...

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