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NHS Wales to implement new accessibility standards

The Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, has announced improvements to the All Wales Sensory Loss Standards geared towards ensuring that patients with sensory losses, including hearing loss, have access to the communication support they need. The new standards require GP surgeries in Wales to identify and record the specific communication needs of their patients on their medical […]

ATLA coffee morning to be held in Edinburgh

The Scottish group of the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults is hosting a coffee morning on Saturday 2nd December in Edinburgh.   Join them at Deaf Action, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh from 1pm-4pm.   There will be Christmas cards on sale, a raffle and tombola.   Money raised at the event will go to supporting lipreading tutors in […]

NDCS survey for professionals supporting children

The National Deaf Children’s Society is currently conducting an online survey aimed at professionals supporting deaf children and young people. The aim of this survey is to help the National Deaf Children’s Society better understand its professional audience, in order to help better support professionals in providing advice and guidance to deaf children and young […]

Survey opportunity: coping at meetings and events with hearing loss

How do you get on when you go along to meetings and events?  Can you follow what people are saying? Can you enjoy chatting with others? Are the noise levels comfortable? Please contribute to this (reasonably!) short questionnaire https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Meetings006; so conclusions can be drawn about the nature of any difficulties and how widespread they are. […]

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