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Tom Staniford: What it’s like to use my ReSound LiNX hearing aids with my Apple Watch

July 28, 2015


  I have been fortunate to own both the original ReSound LiNX hearing aids and now also the updated LiNX2 aids, which featured a number of significant innovations. What really caught my interest, though, was the news that GN ReSound had updated their Smart App for iPhone to take advantage of the new Apple Watch. […]

Herbert Klein: Memorial lecture in honour of Dr Nick Kitson, who transformed Deaf mental health services

July 23, 2015


I am here to give a talk in memory of a great man – Nick Kitson. In 1984, Dr Nick Kitson started working with Deaf people as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Springfield Hospital. He had no prior knowledge of Deaf people and/or services and only encountered this upon commencement of his job. He studied Deaf services, sign language, culture […]

Molly Watt: Let Me Be a Part

July 17, 2015


In a lot of my talks I often mention how grateful I am to have great family and friends. I could not imagine myself as a person without either, I really cannot. As I grew up I was very close to my parents and am lucky to have been well socialised. I have some amazing […]

Robin Wickes: Have your say…. and influence research into deafness

July 16, 2015


Some months ago I posted an article asking people to do an online survey which invited them to ask any questions about mild and moderate deafness to which they’d like to know the answers. A follow-on survey has now been launched which aims to rank these questions by importance. The surveys are part of a project being […]

Deaf News: ‘Deafheads’ cheer on Grateful Dead at reunion concert

July 14, 2015


Ultimate Classic Rock website has reported on a group of Deaf fans who cheered on the Grateful Dead at their recent reunion concert in Chicago. The group of rock fans have been following the band since the 1980s, and at the recent concert, were able to enjoy the music with sign interpretation as well as […]

Go See: World Deaf Tennis Championships in Nottingham, 20th – 26th July

July 14, 2015


There’s a unique opportunity to go and see the world’s best deaf tennis players in action in Nottingham next week, with the World Deaf Tennis Championships taking place at Nottingham Tennis Centre. The event is organised by the tennis foundation, and features not only the men’s and women’s tournament, but also the junior tournament too. Tickets […]

Deaf News: MP accuses government of making Access to Work cuts without knowing full financial implications

July 13, 2015


Steve McCabe, the MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, has criticised the Government for making cuts to the Access to Work programme without knowing the full impact of the scheme on the economy. McCabe, of the Labour party, has been challenging the Government’s changes, specifically the introduction of a cap on Access to Work support, in Parliament […]