The national deaf children’s society have released their guidelines regarding making data resources accessible for deaf children and young people.Presented in a simple to read format and available in PDF format, It’s well worth a read to get insight and practical tips if you publish anything online. https://www.ndcs.org.uk/media/6633/accessibility-guidelines-for-deaf-children-and-young-people.pdf
BSL Health Access, the service run by charity SignHealth, that allows people reliant upon the use of British sign language to use an interpereter when communicating with medical professionals, is set to close by April, due to a lack of funding. In March 2020, as lockdown came into effect and services across the country switched […]
In this blog, Hearing Aid UK Founder Paul Harrison discusses the “new normal” among audiologists in the UK as it relates to the provision of hearing care with the instillation of new safety protocols to keep both patient and practitioner as protected as possible.
Hearing loss and other auditory problems may be strongly linked to coronavirus, new research suggests. Scientists estimate 7.6% of people infected with Covid-19 experience hearing loss, while 14.8% suffer tinnitus. The researchers, from The University of Manchester and Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, compiled data from 24 studies that identified an association between Coronavirus and auditory […]
The World Health Organisation have made available “The World Report on Hearing” – a comprehensive report that aims to aid member states in integrating and providing ear and hearing care into national health plans. IHLMA members who fancy some light reading can download the 252 page publication via the link below. The World Report […]