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Events and entertainment survey

Sheffield 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

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 […]

Survey: Hearing loss and the criminal justice system

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

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

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 […]

NDCS survey for professionals supporting children

The National Deaf Children’s Society is currently conducting an online survey aimed at professionals supporting deaf children and young people. The aim of this survey is to help the National Deaf Children’s Society better understand its professional audience, in order to help better support professionals in providing advice and guidance to deaf children and young […]

Survey opportunity: coping at meetings and events with hearing loss

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. […]

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