Category Archives: communication
Here are some misconceptions about deafness, deafblindness, deaf people and communication that I have come across in my deaf and deafblind awareness classes. Some of them may be obvious, others not. If you can answer all of these, then congratulations … Continue reading
I have just arrived in a frosty London from a balmy Kuwait and it's been great to catch some decent sunshine in the middle of winter. I've been asked a number of times what it is like to work as a woman in the … Continue reading
The next generation cochlear implant processor has been rolled out by Advanced Bionics, enhanced with Phonak's high-performance hearing aid technology, achieving an industry first in bimodal technology. The processor will be launched in the UK within the next few weeks, … Continue reading
Here's a great communication tip for deaf and hearing people alike….
Do you have tinnitus? Some people have a musical form of tinnitus, known as musical hallucinations. Tina talks to the Daily Mail about her musical tinnitus and how it can be managed. Have to say though, a cochlear implant certainly … Continue reading
We are very excited to announce we have been shortlisted for The Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2012. The awards ceremony will be held in December so watch this space!
I was born profoundly deaf, I’ve been a cochlear implant user for two years, so I have no knowledge of what it’s like to hear naturally. This interview with Molly, a brainstem implant recipient, made for fascinating reading. Molly Brown was … Continue reading
The Guardian publishes an article on whether cochlear implants are a good thing. Our writer Tina has a blog on her cochlear implant journey at Funnyoldlife and a website on all you wanted to know about cochlear implants at Cochlear … Continue reading
Not quite sign language *wink*