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Deaf News: Deaf people in Devon to be given only one hearing aid

December 5, 2014

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The Mirror has reported a worrying development in Devon, as cuts to NHS services mean that Deaf people will only […]

Ady Swinbourne: Why I got private hearing aids after 29 years with the NHS

November 2, 2014

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Every weekend, we are publishing¬†popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! This one […]

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

September 17, 2014

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

Deaf News: Shocking 73-week wait for hearing aid reassessment in Wales is revealed

June 26, 2014

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Patients with hearing loss in one area of Wales are being forced to wait up to 73 weeks, or 17 […]

Deaf News: Toddler left to celebrate birthday in silence after burglars steal his hearing aid

May 9, 2014

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The Manchester Evening News has reported how a deaf toddler was left to celebrate his birthday in silence after burglars […]

Deaf News: Hope for justice for US Deaf prisoner Felix Garcia as three-part documentary airs on TV

December 20, 2013

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Last night, the first part of a three-part documentary aired on Al Jazeera America’s flagship America Tonight programme called Deaf […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Trying (and failing) to get my hearing aids fixed

October 25, 2013

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On Wednesday, my daughter woke me up with a special gift. “Your hearing aids daddy!” she said, as she handed […]

Deaf News: Mobile app turns iPhone into a hearing aid!

March 27, 2013

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Researchers at the University of Essex have developed a free mobile app that turns an iPhone or iPod into a […]

William Mager: Billy 2.0 – Activate!

December 12, 2012

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A month since the operation, and I feel fine. There is however one unfortunate side effect which I need to […]

Luke Blackburn: Losing my DLA

June 29, 2012

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So‚Ķ Disability Living Allowance? Seems to be a piece of cake just getting it, no? I, myself, was once the […]