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Survey on leisure use for people with hearing loss

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UK Deaf Sport is working in partnership with British Blind Sport to better understand people with hearing and visual impairments experiences’ of using leisure centres. The aim of this research is to help develop accessibility recommendations for leisure operators nationwide. They have created a survey for people to share their views.  Go to: https://britishblindsport.wufoo.eu/forms/2018-survey-sensory-alliance-gll-pilot-programme/ to take part. If you […]

Gaming session for hearing aid users

The University of Nottingham is hosting a session next week for hearing aid users interested in gaming. The session is part of the university’s 3D Tune-In project which has developed a digital game and a website application for adults with hearing aids. One is a game that is designed to teach people with hearing aids about […]

Link between hearing loss, dementia and depression

A new long-term study has confirmed a link between hearing loss and dementia and depression in older adults. As part of World Hearing Day earlier this week, the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) highlighted an important new study into the link between hearing loss and depression, disability, and risk of dementia in […]

Survey: Hearing loss and the criminal justice system

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Third year Criminology student Chloe Petmezas-Walker is researching how deaf and hard of hearing people perceive the police and criminal justice system. She has compiled a short survey covering aspects of victimisation, contacting police as well as general views on the topic. Interested participant must complete the questionnaire and consent at: https://leicester.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/how-can-we-improve-justice-for-people-who-are-deaf  Chloe studies at the University […]

Participants with hearing loss sought for study

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham are looking for adults with hearing aids to participate in studies in February and March 2018. The 3D Tune-In project has developed a digital game and a website application for adults with hearing aids. One is a game that is designed to teach people with hearing aids about how […]

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 […]

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