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Finding the right fit

Posted on: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Lola Olson

Theresa MoriniMusician and producer Teresa Morini has severe hearing loss (from birth) and wears in the ear (ITE) digital hearing aids, privately funded in order to support her profession as a musician, producer and composer. She recently took part in our charity event at the BT Tower, to help raise vital funds to support our work. She tells us more about the event and why she wanted to ‘give something back’ to Action on Hearing Loss, as a way of overcoming and embracing some of the challenges she’s faced.

Subtitles - an absolute essential (not an optional extra)

Posted on: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Lola Olson

Hearing aid wearer Tania Le Marinel calls on broadcasters to work harder to add subtitles to their catch-up and on-demand services, and stop excluding the UK’s 7.5 million subtitle users.

All I want for Christmas is subtitles

Posted on: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Lola Olson

TV access campaigner and deafened cochlear implant wearer Stephanie McDermid shares her frustration at the lack of subtitles on some major Christmas adverts, and urges companies to take simple steps to make their adverts accessible to 10 million potential customers.

Staffordshire councillors say no to NHS hearing aid cuts!

Posted on: Friday, December 5, 2014 by Elliot Wright

Rob BurleyOur campaign against cuts to NHS hearing aid services has stepped up a gear, with several influential local bodies in Staffordshire opposing the plans.

Rob Burley, our Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns, tells us more about recent developments as our Hearing Aid Cuts campaign reaches a critical stage.

Better hearing through fish

Posted on: Thursday, December 4, 2014 by Sarah Wenban

Photo of Jan SchnuppProfessor Jan Schnupp is our Jack Ashley Fellow, who aims to get the public excited about hearing research. In his second blog for us, he tells us more about how researchers are using fish to find out more about the mysterious workings of the inner ear.