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DeafBlog Patient Expert

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This DeafBlog focuses on cochlear and baha implants and the impact they have in helping both young and old to hear. We also cover topics that we hope will be of interest to all deaf people and the community as a whole.
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Hearalways.cochlear.com a new blog for the hearing loss community. by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Whether you are a parent navigating your child's hearing loss or are considering a hearing solution for yourself, this blog is a place for you to find support, in ... Read on »
Writing helped me to overcome the diagnosis of hearing loss by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Liz Fisher, author of Liz's Deaf Blog Liz Fisher was diagnosed deaf in 2002 and struggled to come to terms with the diagnosis. Here is her story on how she o ... Read on »
Enhancing Your Deaf Child’s Education by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Tina Turbin, multi-award-winning children’s author Award-winning children’s author of the Danny the Dragon series, Tina Turbin, discusses the importance o ... Read on »
Boy can hear again after cochlear implant by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A seven year old boy survived meningitis 5 times and lost his hearing after the first bout of the disease. Troy Probert was fitted with cochlear i ... Read on »
Deaf woman hears her own voice for the first time! by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness An overwhelming feeling of joy was felt when Sarah Churman, a 29 year old woman who was born deaf, activated her hearing implant. She has always reli ... Read on »
Deaf film makers wanted! by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness An initiative run by The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust is providing up to £4,500 to make your very own short film. The scheme called Zoo ... Read on »
Hearing Dogs Awards 2011 – the finalists by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The finalists are announced for the awards, by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People , which will take place in Central London on October 25. The event, which ... Read on »
Partially deaf girl enters the regional finals of national singing competition! by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Alice King went through a rough ordeal suffering from a rare and painful condition and three surgeries in three months which left her partially deaf. Her hopes of ... Read on »
Rula Lenska at the Sound Barrier Star Awards 2011 by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The actress attended the event on Wednesday, September 14, to announce the winner of the awards set up by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and Specsavers Hearing Cent ... Read on »
Voluntary recall notification for Nucleus® CI500 Cochlear Implant range by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear Limited is undertaking a voluntary recall of the unimplanted Cochlear™ Nucleus® CI500 Cochlear Implant range. While less than 1% of Nucleus CI512 Impl ... Read on »
Charity triumphs over council by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The charity National Deaf Children’s Society ( NDCS) has won its battle again Stoke City Council to cancel the planned cuts to leave 3 teachers supporting 200 dea ... Read on »
New site for academy agreed for Royal Academy for Deaf Education in Devon by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The new academy will be built on a 4 acre site and will aim to be inspiring surroundings for deaf students. Although the 4 acre site in Exeter was the ... Read on »
Update: Stoke City Council's planned cuts to educational support for deaf children by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Stoke City Council have agreed to review its decision after it was ordered by the High Court to halt its spending cuts towards the educational support for deaf ch ... Read on »
Liberty 2011 - London's Disability Arts festival by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Liberty 2011 festival celebrates deaf and disabled artists and is being held at the South Bank for the first time this weekend - 3rd September, at the Southba ... Read on »
National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) legal challenge against council’s decision for... by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The NDCS has begun a legal challenge against Stoke-On-Trent City Council for their plans to cut educational support for deaf children in a bit to save money, putt ... Read on »
Deaf and blind charity in Yorkshire to lose £100m funding by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The deaf and blind charity, coHearentVision , is looking to the future after funding cuts by Leeds City Council, which has awarded contracts for the delivery of s ... Read on »
Explore the human ear in 3D! by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We have been sent details about a free interactive Human Ear in 3D tool, which has just been launched, and it makes for interesting viewing. The site o ... Read on »
My hearing challenges by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Tim Jones My hearing problems began at the age of 10, but were only recognised at 15 when I was given a body worn hearing aid. I hated it and often refuse ... Read on »
Activities for Parents and their Deaf Children by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Tina Turbin, multi-award-winning children’s author Since the release of my illustrated kids book, Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy, as a DVD and iPad ap ... Read on »
International summer camp for deaf children by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A delegation of 19 deaf teenagers with cochlear implants from five different countries took part in The First International Teens Week for young cochlear impla ... Read on »