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Robert Mandara: Programming your own hearing aids – what you need (part 2)

February 7, 2016

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At weekends, we publish some of our most popular articles. Tell us what your favourites are by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com Last year, the BBC reported that more and more hearing aid users are programming their own hearing aids. Here, in the second part of a three-part series, Limping Chicken reader Robert Mandara explains how to do […]

Read: Rebecca Atkinson: Lego’s plastic wheelchair guy is a seismic shift in a toy box (Guardian)

February 2, 2016

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Deaf journalist Rebecca Atkinson has written about the impact of Lego’s new plastic wheelchair minifgure for the Guardian. Read the whole article here. Extract: Sometimes the smallest of things have the capacity to make the biggest of impacts. Last week Lego unveiled its first ever wheelchair-using mini-figure at Nuremberg toy fair, an inch-tall plastic boy […]

Robert Mandara: Programming your own hearing aids, part 1. Why you should do it!

January 31, 2016

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Last year, the BBC reported that more and more hearing aid users are programming their own hearing aids. Here, in the first part of a three-part series, Limping Chicken reader Robert Mandara explains why you should do it. (Read the other parts by clicking here). Would you buy a television if the salesman insisted that […]

Nicholas Mugridge: Deafness hasn’t held me back from a career in video production

January 28, 2016

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Experience is such a wonderful thing. You live and learn. It is a challenging affair for a deaf person to succeed in a hearing world. I’ve spent a decade working in TV in Commercial Advertising, across top agencies in London. Right now, I freelance as an editor and Director Of Photography, in the field of […]

Rebekah Rose-Mundy: I will never be a real family member in my hearing family, because they don’t sign

January 21, 2016

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I love Christmas but Christmas is also something I dread. I fret when Christmas nears.. I love seeing families gathering together and celebrating Christmas as a family, acknowledging and loving each other…. but not mine. When it comes to my hearing family, I hate it. Not because of the people in my hearing family…. because there is […]

Our top 10 articles of 2015: How many have you read?

December 31, 2015

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Happy new year to all our readers! Have a great night tonight whatever your plans are – whether you’re snuggling up in front of the telly or going on a mad all-nighter and catching the first bus home in the morning! Make sure you stay safe and don’t have an accident that leaves you limping […]

Merry Christmas from the Limping Chicken team!

December 24, 2015

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From all of us regular writers here at the Limping Chicken, here’s a big Merry Christmas. Have a fantastic day tomorrow! We’ll be uploading the odd post between now and the new year but we’ll be back properly on Monday January 4th. Have a great break!