By Nicola Hicks What is the point of going to a lipreading class? You might think the answer to this is simple – surely people go because they have lost some hearing and need to lipread to help them follow conversation. It’s true this is the main reason people enrol, but there are lots of […]
By Helen Hollings By the time I was 20 years old I was using two hearing aids due to a decline in my hearing, having been born deaf with a severe hearing loss in my left ear. I have always enjoyed sport, running and swam at the World Deaf Games in 1997 in Denmark. I then had […]
This book is set in the remote southwest of Australia and has interesting connections with Aboriginal culture and a lot of Aussie slang. I firmly believe that the way to understand people in other places and times is to read the fiction produced about them.
Following the loss of her son, Jon in 2018, Susana decided to write a book, partly as a tribute, partly as a therapy and partly to share her experience of her fight to obtain the best possible scenario for her disabled child.
By Roulla Katiri Research into treatments for single-sided deafness or SSD (severe-to-profound hearing loss in just one ear) has increased a lot in recent years, which is good news! But different researchers on different studies often measure different effects, or outcomes, of a treatment. Examples of outcomes measured in previous SSD studies have included how […]
Reviewed by Sylvia Irvine-Robertson Bella Bathurst is a writer and photojournalist whose personal experience of hearing loss, combined with biographical and historical accounts, forms the bedrock of Sound. I had no preconceptions about this book, but from the first page, I was gripped by her account of a sailing trip she undertook in the early […]
By James A Grindlay In part 1 we covered wireless doorbells, hearing aid drying boxes and TV streamers. So… what are the top 2 options? Read on… 2. Wireless Microphone Ideal for on-the-go, a wireless mic makes everyday situations that much more manageable. These intuitive gadgets can be clipped on to your collar or tie […]