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Tinnitus Week: British Tinnitus Association reveals majority of UK parents are unaware children can have tinnitus

February 5, 2018


  The British Tinnitus Association survey found just under a third of UK parents (32%) think children under the age […]

Gavin Dean: I need your help for my study on how Usher syndrome affects psychological wellbeing (BSL)

January 19, 2016

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To take part in Gavin’s study, which has a deadline of Jan 31st, click here. Having Usher syndrome myself since […]

The Question: Is the much-used statistic ’10 million deaf people’ helpful?

September 26, 2014


An often quoted statistic about deafness and hearing loss in the UK is that there are ten million people who […]

Deborah Rehmat: Gradual hearing loss – “It’s more about not being able to understand”

September 17, 2014


“It’s not really so much about not being able to hear – it’s more about not being able to understand”. […]

“Deafness wasn’t my problem, it was my attitude towards it that was the problem.” Jane Billingham on discovering hearing aids at 47

August 8, 2014


My name is Jane. At the age of 47, in 2013, I started wearing hearing aids. I was well aware […]

Deaf News: TV personality John Barrowman experiences deafness for the day for Hearing Dogs charity

July 8, 2014


TV personality John Barrowman has experienced deafness for the day as part of a filmed experiment so that he could […]

Rebecca-Anne Withey: Signsong is a way for Deaf performers to embody a song

June 10, 2014


Signsong tends to spark a love it/hate it response from the Deaf community. However as a performer and tutor of […]

Jennifer Stuessy: How do you wear your ‘Deaf’?

March 19, 2014


It never fails. The moment you look away from a group of hearing folk is when they start asking you […]

Jen Dodds: Why do people assume there’s something wrong with being deaf?

October 28, 2013


The other day, my toddler and I took our car to have some work done to it at a garage […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Hearing impaired? Hard of hearing? It’s hard to find the right term to ‘deafine’ yourself. I should know

September 27, 2013


Mark Levin’s article on this site last week about eradicating the term ‘hearing impaired’ clearly struck a chord – it […]