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Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional

London, United Kingdom
Im really very very deaf. I can talk you under the table though. I teach lip reading with a lippy attitude but they love it. I have a Hearing Ear dog, who is the cutest dog ever. I dont let being deaf stop me from doing what I want to do. Or trying to. Youre a long time dead, arent ya?
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Alleviate your tinnitus by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My tinnitus has been particularly bad for the last 2 years and it’s horrible. It’s as if I’m listening to a constant concert with a crap conductor. My audiologist ha ... Read on »
Alternative health by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Are there any deaf alternative health practitioners out there? We are looking for any ~ email me by posting a reply to this blogpost. If you would rather not have your n ... Read on »
And the winner is… by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness There is a company providing Speech-to-Text-Reporter [STTR] support (among other services), they’ll remain nameless here but I’ll call them Dunce Services. I’ve used Dun ... Read on »
Anemone clock by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Do you have trouble waking up in the mornings? I do. My dog pestered me this morning at 7am and I kept waving him away. Half an hour later I realised that my alarm HAD g ... Read on »
Animation by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Who needs dialogue when you can get brilliant videos like this? (click on ‘play’) Animator v Animation and this is my favourite … Animator v Animation 2 Read on »
Anna says deaf awareness makes sense by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Anna Lickley is an inspiration to others as she runs Sense-Ability, a successful business raising deaf awareness and teaching sign language, whilst coping with profound ... Read on »
Anne’s cochlear implant story by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Amidst all my partying (my social life has gone stratospheric recently) I bumped into Anne, it was a couple of weeks before she was to go in for her cochlear implant ope ... Read on »
Another Big Boy’s Toy by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Here’s Ian’s pride and joy. He takes his hearing aids out and puts custom ear defenders in when he’s riding. He still regrets getting rid of his XJ/19 though! Read on »
Another new sound by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’m still picking up new sounds, even though it’s been a year since I was fitted with my current digital hearing aids. I walked into my office and could clearly hear thi ... Read on »
Antibiotics cause deafness by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Independent reports on antibiotics being a cause of deafness in premature babies and children. Check it out on this link.        Read on »
Any dream will do…. by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We bought tickets six months ago to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, captioned by Stagetext. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was really looking for ... Read on »
AOL subtitles trial by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness As a result of RNID ’s campaigning, they met with ITV this week. ITV promised to look at ways to increase their subtitling. There is a new subtitling trial by AOL, wh ... Read on »
Apology by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My post on 15 March inadvertently insulted hearing people and for that, I sincerely apologise. I’m now wondering, what gives hearing people the idea that they have ... Read on »
Apple iPhone and hearing aids? ha ha by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It’s no surprise is it. The Apple iPhone is not hearing aid compatible, either on the microphone or telecoil settings. Complaints have been filed with the Federal ... Read on »
Apple Mac users by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A new egroup has been formed for Apple Mac users. It is dedicated to Deaf, hard of hearing and Usher/deafblind Mac users where they can discuss and share news, views, ex ... Read on »
Appreciate what you have by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This video winged its way to me from Kuwait (thanks Fadi). Read on »
Are hearing aids about to be revolutionised? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Oticon recently produced an aid designed to change the public perception of hearing aids. The Oticon Delta is a miniature hearing aid available in different colours, ... Read on »
Are you a lipreader? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Test yourself on this video clip – the transcript is next to the clip. Meet Con Ingham, who speaks but says nothing ….. video after the jump. You can book ... Read on »
Are you a new parent? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Lots of my friends have become new parents and so a lot of conversations revolve around coping strategies and communication. I came across Deaf Parenting UK which of ... Read on »
Arrghhh by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I guess there’s gotta be a first time for everything. I was in the wee room and heard this noise, just before I pressed the button on the wall. It sounded like I’d dr ... Read on »