Our Hearing Loss Community Days returned this month, after a short break, and brought with them sunshine and lots of our wonderful beneficiaries and deaf partners. Read about our fantastic events and how you can be part of them.
This week is Tinnitus Awareness Week (7-13 February), and the British Tinnitus Association has called for the establishment of a tinnitus biobank. An estimated 10% of the UK adult population experience tinnitus frequently. There is no cure for tinnitus and more than eight out of ten people are unhappy with their treatment options, creating a […]
By James A Grindlay In part 1 we covered wireless doorbells, hearing aid drying boxes and TV streamers. So… what are the top 2 options? Read on… 2. Wireless Microphone Ideal for on-the-go, a wireless mic makes everyday situations that much more manageable. These intuitive gadgets can be clipped on to your collar or tie […]
We’ve been working with GoMedia, a company that is developing a new app in conjunction with the Department for Transport. The app will aim to deliver real-time announcements direct to passengers’ smartphones in SMS format during journeys. The app is in the advanced stages of development and tests will take place in early 2022 on […]
An exhibition that focuses on technology and services designed to make life easier for people with hearing loss will take place this month (September) in Orpington, Kent. The HEAR Today exhibition will take place on Saturday 18th September at Orpington Methodist Church, 19 Sevenoaks Rd, Orpington BR6 9JH from 10-4pm. Admission to the event is […]
The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]