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Action on hearing loss
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Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID
Ofcom’s report published today (20 May) assessed a sample of programmes for accuracy, speed and latency – the delay between speech and the corresponding subtitle appearing – of live TV subtitles.
First ever Excellence Wales awards announced
Launch of Northern Ireland Coalition on Deafness Manifesto
The Scottish Parliament’s accessibility for visitors who are deaf or have hearing loss has been recognised with the award of Action on Hearing Loss’s Louder than Words charter mark during Deaf Awareness Week (4-10 May).
Deaf Awareness Week 2015 Northern Ireland Roadshow
During Deaf Awareness Week (4th – 10th May 2015), we are urging people to follow some top communication tips to avoid excluding or making everyday life more difficult for family, friends or colleagues with hearing loss.
Deaf people feel they have to hide their condition to get the same employment opportunities
DAS hustings attended by representatives from Labour, Conservatives, SNP and Liberal Democrats and chaired by by representatives from Labour, Conservative, SNP and Liberal Democrats and was chaired by Shereen Nanjiani
New Hear to Meet groups for people with hearing loss
The Excellence Wales awards will be announced on 15 May 2015
The pioneering new treatments will help alleviate some types of tinnitus, reduce hearing loss associated with loud noise exposure, middle ear infections and counter specific anti-cancer drugs that cause hearing loss.
Scotland's leading disability charities are urging all parties contesting the 7 May UK election to commit to their vision for a fairer, more inclusive society.
We've produced a leaflet to help you make a complaint if you find your local cinema isn't accessible for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss – by law, it should be!
The national decline of tutors teaching lipreading – a vital communication skill for people with hearing loss in Scotland – has been reversed through the work of the Scottish Lipreading Strategy Group according to a new report Lipreading classes in Scotland: the way forward.
A new ‘Action Plan on Hearing Loss’ to support services for deaf people and those with hearing loss has been produced by NHS England and the Department of Health.
Action on Hearing Loss Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 0123 | Textphone 0808 808 9000 |
SMS 0780 0000 360
Action on Hearing Loss Tinnitus Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 6666 | Textphone 0808 808 9000 |
SMS 0780 0000 360
Action on Hearing Loss Shop: Telephone 03330 144525 | Textphone 03330 144530