Tag Archives: Hearing Aids

Deaf Awareness Week 2019


The focus today on deaf awareness week is related to youth and families. My own family is one that has had an extensive exposure to deafness. My sister was diagnosed with deafness when she was relatively young, before she left … Continue reading

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Lets celebrate Deaf Day across the UK


One of the great strengths of social media is how events such as #deafday2019 which appears to be based in London today can emerge in other localities. A quick check on the internet and it appears that later in the … Continue reading

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Check where you are digging/cutting


The idea that digging a few holes in a piece of land to erect a fence could lead to thousands of homes and businesses and hundreds of thousands of people becoming disconnected from their phones, TV and internet sounds like … Continue reading

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Make 2017 better for at least 2M people


It is estimated that around 7M people in the UK would benefit from the use of hearing aids. Of these just over a quarter already have a device that has been fitted, ensuring that the technology involved gives them the … Continue reading

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Technology that needs champions


There is a form of well established science that has the potential to change the life experiences of over 2m people in society. Sadly many of these people are poorly served by the way this proven piece of technology is … Continue reading

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Amazing sounds and sights


A few days ago the on-line Telegraph published a video of a 3 month old baby hearing the voice of her mother for the first time. Idaho resident Annabelle Lawrence was born profoundly deaf, but doctors discovered that her auditory nerve … Continue reading

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Justice must be heard as well as seen


Yesterdays news contained a piece about a man, aged 101 accused of sexual offences. Both the papers and the broadcasters mentioned that due to his age he was allowed to remain seated outside of the dock. The number of occasions … Continue reading

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