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Read Christmas through the eyes of Janine

Posted on: Friday, December 2, 2016 by Beatriz Martinez

Janine Roebuck is a world-renowned opera singer. She is profoundly deaf and has overcomehuge obstacles to reach her dream. Janine explains the challenges she faces over Christmas since she lost her hearing. 

Get involved in research: the impact of hearing loss on everyday life

Posted on: Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Venessa Vas is a 3rd year PhD student at the Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit (University of Nottingham). She’s researching the impact that hearing loss has on people’s everyday lives. In her blog, she tells us about two surveys she’s running to gather information and how you can get involved.

How hearing loss and ageing affect the brain

Posted on: Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Dr Velia Cardin, a lecturer at the University of East AngliaVelia Cardin is a lecturer and researcher at the School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia. In her blog, she tells us about the research going on around the world looking at the effects of hearing loss and ageing on the brain’s structure and function.

Sound technology for cars

Posted on: Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Jesal Vishnuram, Technology OfficerMercedes-Benz has developed a sound technology to help protect your hearing in the moments before and during a collision. Jesal Vishnuram, our Technology Officer, tells us more about how the technology can revolutionise car safety for your hearing.

"Care work helped me to understand the difficulties that deaf people face daily"

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Beatriz Martinez

A rare blood disorder forced Nicholas to stop his studies in modern foreign languages,Nicholas works at a home care for deaf and blind people but now he is an enthusistic healthcare assistant for blind and deaf people in Kent. He feels gratitude towards this community for welcoming him with open arms.