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Use of phone & video calls for delivering health, care & befriender services

A new video resource is now available to support managers, staff and volunteers who are using phone and video calls to deliver health, care and befriender services to older people, a high proportion of whom have hearing loss. The video by Ideas for Ears is highly practical and looks at problems caused for those not easily […]

Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th November

Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th NovemberThis week, marks Captioning Awareness Week (11th-17th November) run by the arts charity Stagetext. Captioning Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate arts access for d/Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing audiences. A series of events are taking place across the country at theatres, museums, and galleries to show what’s on offer, how access is […]

National Theatre in London introduces smart caption glasses

Starting from this autumn, the National Theatre in London will be offering D/deaf audience members the chance to book a pair of augmented reality glasses (or Smart Caption Glasses) which project subtitles onto the lenses.    Initially the glasses will be on offer for Hadestown and War Horse, but the National plans to roll the glasses out for […]

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