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Research study about workers with hearing loss – can you help?

University of Southampton student Margaret Zuriekat is looking for working adults with hearing loss to support research for her PHD. The study is looking at the hearing health care for workers with a hearing impairment. Margaret would like to interview working adults who have hearing difficulties to talk to them about how hearing loss affects […]

Blog: Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industry

Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industryA blog by Hearing Link volunteer, Bob Gowen I’d like to write about attitudes in the construction sector to people who are deaf. As an electrical contractor I have spent a lot of time working on building sites, and here are a few of my experiences. I gradually lost my hearing from my early forties. […]

New Eurotrak data reveals the economic benefit of hearing devices

Recent research from the Eurotrak 2018 study reveals the significant cost-saving for European economies as a result of people wearing hearing devices. The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has recently released the UK data from the latest Eurotrak study, which contains some vital conclusions for the hearing industry and for wider society, […]

Opportunity to train as lipreading tutor – Leicestershire

Opportunity to train as lipreading tutor – LeicestershireDo you live in the Leicestershire area and like the opportunity to train as a lipreading tutor? The Leslie Edwards Trust, thanks to an unexpected donation, is offering the opportunity with the aim of providing adult classes in the Leicestershire area. People with hearing loss can often find it difficult to understand conversation fully in many […]

Hearing and sight loss event (London)

Hearing and sight loss eventHead along to the Rippen Centre in Barking, London, for hearing and sight loss event focused on nutrition and wellbeing. Taking place on Wednesday (25th July) the event will host workshops as well as stands from local audiologists, technology and social groups. You can also find out more about employment and benefits, healthy eating and […]

Student research into transport and hearing loss

survey clipboardCan you help? University of Leeds student Liliana W. Jonni is looking for participants for her research project that forms part of her Master’s programme in Transport Planning.   She is conducting research which aims to analyse transport barriers for people with hearing loss in order to understand its influences in employment.   If you could support her work by completing her […]

National Association for Deafened People conference

The National Association for Deafened People (NADP) will host it’s annual conference this month. Join delegates at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, London, on Saturday 16th June from 9am-5pm. This year’s theme is ‘Maximising your potential as a deafened person – Utilising Audiology Services and Improving your Employment Opportunities.’ The morning session will look at […]

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