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Taxis users’ views sought in Northern Ireland

Taxis users' views sought in Northern IrelandViews of disabled people and older people are being sought on their experiences of using taxis in Northern Ireland. The survey has been developed by the Department for Infrastructure and NISRA with support from Imtac. Its findings will be used to inform future changes to the way taxis are regulated throughout the country. Imtac is […]

Survey on leisure use for people with hearing loss

GymUK 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 […]

Events and entertainment survey

survey clipboardSheffield Hallam University student Emily Webster is looking for people with hearing loss to complete her survey on accessibility for events and entertainment venues. The survey is part of her dissertation on whether adjustments in place for deaf and hard of hearing people are adequate. She has chosen this subject due to her poor experiences […]

Give your views on new protocols for meetings and events

Volunteers_ProtocolsForMeetingsNew 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 […]

Survey: Hearing loss and the criminal justice system

survey clipboardThird 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

survey clipboardResearchers 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

Meetings and eventsNew 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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