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 coordinates the awareness week. It is the national umbrella organisation for charities and professional bodies working in the field of deafness. #HearingLossHour and Deaf Awareness Week #HearingLossHour is a monthly live
It's been a busy few months here at #HearingLossHour HQ, so apologies for the lack of blog posts over recent months. After 9 years of working four days a week, I started working full-time in January with a combination of two different jobs - 3 days a week as a marketing officer for a UK charity which is based in London - and 2 days a week doing PR for a local charity here in the Scottish Borders. I'm also still working as a freelance journalist. (In fact, my husband and I hav
On 4th July, we're travelling back in time for #hearinglosshour to share some advice with our younger selves. Will you join us? Fancy dress is optional, but it would be good to see some eighties outfits in our timeline for those visiting younger selves in that iconic period! If I could go back in time, what advice would I give to myself following my diagnosis of otosclerosis (progressive hearing loss) at the age of 30? And what tips would I give to myself following my sudden