Kieran Evans has struggled through life without hearing aids. A bad experience when he was younger left him self conscious about wearing them. It was until the recently, and a little help from his son, that Kieran decided to do something about his hearing.
Researchers in Nottingham are developing a new way to tell how well young children and babies can hear with their implant, by looking at their brain activity. We’re funding PhD student, Faizah Mushtaq, to develop a tool that could help children with cochlear implants. Faizah tells us more about her exciting research and how you can help.
Whether it’s the sound of a doorbell, or complex speech patterns, sound recognition technology will transform everyone’s lives - including people with hearing loss and deafness. Kevin Taylor, our Product Technologist, tells us more.
Over 20 treatments to restore or protect hearing are currently in clinical trials. If they are successful and pass all three stages of these trials, the way we manage hearing loss could change significantly. Our Translational Research Manager, Dr Carina Santos, tells us the good news.
If you, or a loved one, can’t hear the doorbell, phone, baby monitor or smoke alarm, one simple solution will offer total peace of mind. The Bellman Visit paging system will alert you to important sounds around the home so you can stay safe and independent.
As the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK, we understand how hearing loss can affect everything in your life from your relationships, to your education and...
It’s Deaf Awareness Week 2018 from 14–20 May. Download and use our free posters, communication tips cards and fingerspelling cards to help increase deaf awareness in your office, school or...