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Give your views on new protocols for meetings and events

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New protocols have been written up with the aim of making meetings and events more accessible and inclusive to people with hearing loss. These have evolved from survey work that identified that people with hearing loss are experiencing widespread and significant difficulties in hearing and following things, and that this is often not connected with […]

Meetings missing the mark for people with hearing loss

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New survey research suggests that poor hearing conditions are making meetings and events inaccessible for people who have hearing loss. The findings also show that the difficulties experienced are ordinary in their nature and can, in many instances, be fixed for little or no cost. The research, carried our by Ideas for Ears in November […]

Survey opportunity: coping at meetings and events with hearing loss

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How do you get on when you go along to meetings and events?  Can you follow what people are saying? Can you enjoy chatting with others? Are the noise levels comfortable? Please contribute to this (reasonably!) short questionnaire https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Meetings006; so conclusions can be drawn about the nature of any difficulties and how widespread they are. […]

Phone calls are causing frustration and stress

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People with hearing loss want to be able to make and receive phone calls more easily than they are currently able to, according to new survey research. More than 1,100 people, aged 18 to 80 plus, answered questions about their experiences of making and receiving phone calls.  60% of all respondents were hearing aid users, […]

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