hearing loss

Research projects – your input requested

Word cloudWe’ve received several requests for participation in research projects which relate to hearing loss. Keara Mangan, a postgraduate student at the Glasgow School of Art, is researching workplace accessibility and inclusion for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in animation and media industries. Keara is asking individuals who identify as deaf or hard-of-hearing, media professionals […]

LinkUp Groups are back!

If you live with hearing loss, you’re not alone… and our popular LinkUp Groups are back in 2022, to help you manage your hearing journey. LinkUp Groups are free two-day support groups for people with hearing loss. They are designed and run by people with lived and professional experience of hearing loss. For the past […]

New TV wildlife series for people with hearing loss

A screenshot from Wild Visitors to my Home, a new TV show for deaf and heard of hearing peopleUniversity of Gloucestershire lecturer Mitch Turnbull – an award-winning documentary film-maker – has co-developed a new TV series commissioned by the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust. Over four episodes, Wild Visitors to my Home provides viewers with expert hints, tips and information, communicated via British Sign Language (BSL) by the presenters, about the practical steps they […]

World Hearing Day 2022

World Hearing Day 3 March 2022Today is World Hearing Day! This annual World Health Organisation (WHO) event aims to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Each year, WHO decides the theme and develops evidence-based advocacy materials such as brochures, flyers, posters, banners, infographics and presentations, among others. […]

Sound: a story of hearing lost and found

Sound by Bella BathurstReviewed 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 […]

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