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Heather Jackson Award winner announced

Margaret Du Feu

Margaret du Feu has been awarded the Heather Jackson Award for her significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. Starting in medical school, Margaret became progressively deafened by cochlear otosclerosis and is now profoundly deaf.  She had a cochlear implant in 1999. Margaret has committed her life’s work to […]

Student research into transport and hearing loss

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Can you help? University of Leeds student Liliana W. Jonni is looking for participants for her research project that forms part of her Master’s programme in Transport Planning.   She is conducting research which aims to analyse transport barriers for people with hearing loss in order to understand its influences in employment.   If you could support her work by completing her […]

National Association for Deafened People conference

The National Association for Deafened People (NADP) will host it’s annual conference this month. Join delegates at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, London, on Saturday 16th June from 9am-5pm. This year’s theme is ‘Maximising your potential as a deafened person – Utilising Audiology Services and Improving your Employment Opportunities.’ The morning session will look at […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2018

Deaf Awareness Week

Today is the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2018.  The week is co-ordinated by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCod) and is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss and the impact it can have on the lives of an individual and their families.  A series of events are taking place across the country, and […]

Technology day for sensory loss – Fife

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People with sensory loss in Fife can find out more about the types of assistive technology that could help them at a new series of event taking place across the region. Visitors to the Technology Days can find out more about useful products that are helpful and on the move.  The events are being run in partnership […]

Free six week hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Do you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experiences? ‘Managing your hearing loss‘ is a free six week course taking place at Southside Community Centre in Edinburgh starting on Thursday 17th May, and taking place from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. […]

Cochlear Implant candidate information day

Cochlear Implant Day

Are you considering cochlear implantation? Would you like to learn more about Advanced Bionics and its latest innovations? Come along to their free Cochlear Implant Candidate Information Day to find out more from cochlear implant experts and AB cochlear implant recipients. Join them on: Date: Wednesday 16th May 2018 Time: 2.00pm – 6.00pm Location: Europa Hotel, […]

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