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

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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

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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

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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”. […]

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

May 29, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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