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New products available to make life easier for deaf people

ClearMaskWe are now offering the ClearMask™ transparent face covering and a ‘I have hearing loss and I lipread’ face covering in our  online shop, to help make things easier for deaf people who lipread.  With face coverings mandatory in places like shops and supermarkets, deaf people and those with hearing loss who rely on lipreading […]

City Lit launches online lipreading classes for beginners

Lipreading Awareness WeekCity Lit in London is now offering its Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss classes online for the first time, starting next month (October).   If you have recently noticed changes in your hearing or you are having difficulty following a conversation even though you may wear a hearing aid, lipreading can really improve communication.   Learning to lipread can help you […]

Cochlear implant users needed for Covid-19 study

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is looking for adults who use at least one cochlear implant to assist in a new research. The study aims to better understand the impact that the measures introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of face-masks and the 2 metre distancing rule, may have on […]

New lipreading classes to begin in Portadown

New lipreading classes to begin in PortadownThe Banbridge Lipreading group will start a new 8-week lipreading course in Portadown from next month (March). The class will be held at CherryTrees Resource Centre, Edenberry Gardens, BT63 5EA from Tuesday 17th March from 2pm-4pm. The classes are free and are a good opportunity to socialise with others who have hearing loss. A further […]

deafscotland conference to be held in March

deafscotland conference to be held in March 2020deafscotland will host its annual conference in Glasgow in March. ‘Connect and Capitalise – Right Design for Communication’ will take place on Tuesday 17th March at the DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central. There are three keynote speakers presenting on the day, as well as a variety of workshops centred around the main theme. There […]

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