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How to make your resources accessible to deaf children and young people – National Deaf Children’s Society

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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

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Hearing loss and tinnitus may be associated with coronavirus, new research suggests

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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 […]

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WHO World Report on Hearing 2021

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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 […]