The British Academy is Audiology is to host its annual regional study day in the North East of England in March. It will be held at Durham County Cricket Club, Durham on Friday 17th March. The theme of the study day is ‘Advancing Audiology: Non-Routine Adult Services’ and is open to all audiology professionals. You do not need […]
NHS England is seeking views as part of a review into the Accessible Information Standard which launched last year. The Standard aims to ensure that people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss receive accessible information and communication support from providers of NHS care and adult social care. The aim of this review is to […]
A new study has found a potential link between iron deficiency an hearing loss. The research, carried out by Pennsylvania State University, has found that 30% of the world’s population is anaemic increasing the risks of acquired hearing loss. Full details of the research and its findings can be read on the Daily Mail website.
Walks and Talks for Lipreaders has announced its programme of walks for 2017. Highlights include visits to Oxford, Kensal Rise Cemetary and the historic Bethnal Green. The programme runs from January until November. To find out more, click here, or contact Lynne Dubin by emailing email@example.com
A new group has been established which offers cochlear implant recipients the chance to learn drumming. ‘Drumming for Cochlear Implantees’ has been set up by Sarah Smith. After receiving her implant two years, Sarah found that she was no longer able to enjoy music-making. She had hoped music would become a big part of her […]
There is still time to watch a ground-breaking documentary about a group of cochlear implant recipients. Head over to Channel 4′ On Demand website for the compelling documentary ‘Breaking the Silence’. It charts the stories from diagnosis through to switch-on. View the documentary here: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/breaking-the-silence-live/on-demand/63119-001
The University of Nottingham is looking for hearing aid users of all aged to take part in workshops for digital gaming applications. It has collaborated with the Imperial College, De Montfort University, the University of Malaga, and several gaming companies across Europe to develop five digital gaming applications. The purpose of the apps being developed […]