Browsing All posts tagged under »hearing loss«

Nancy M. Williams: The moment I told the truth about my hearing loss… in front of a packed audience at a piano recital

October 2, 2014


When I went back to the piano in my early forties, I decided not to mention my hearing loss to […]

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”. […]

Robert Nieuwenhuijs: How keeping busy helped me cope with suddenly losing my hearing and balance

May 29, 2014


I woke up one morning last summer with my head spinning. I hadn’t drunk too much the night before, it […]

Offensive or not? The ad for industrial noise compensation that shows a bar man speaking to a deaf customer by loud speaker

May 22, 2014


We’re not sure whether this advert for people who might seek compensation for noise-related hearing loss is the best way […]

Deaf News: Researchers develop prototype of fully internal cochlear implant

May 21, 2014


American researchers have developed a prototype cochlear implant which would be entirely internal, with no visible hardware on the outside […]

Read: Guardian article on Usher syndrome – “Don’t define me by a condition I happen to have”

May 12, 2014


Check out the Guardian’s article, written by our Editor Charlie Swinbourne and featuring Nick Sturley, by clicking here: Extract: Nick […]

Deaf News: Limping Chicken blogger highly commended at UK Blog Awards for blogs on her hearing loss

April 30, 2014


We’re pleased to report that Angie Aspinall, who has written a number of blogs for us about her experience of hearing […]

Linda Richards: 10 things I wish care homes would do for people who have hearing and sight loss

April 25, 2014


The annual Great British Care Home Awards finals are due to be held in London on 26th April 2014. The […]

Jennifer Stuessy: The 10 most dangerous places for a hearing aid

April 3, 2014


I’m notorious for using hearing aids for a LONG time.  My first one lasted NINE years.  Another one lasted TEN. […]