Deafness

Deaf children in learning limbo amid lack of transparent face masks – Euronews

A teacher uses sign language at the start of the new school…

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Opioid-associated hearing loss rare, but should be considered when prescribing – Healio

Opioid-associated ototoxicity, or hearing loss, appears to be an adverse event that can occur with…

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Did loss of free NHS hearing aids leave people more isolated during lockdown? – Stoke-on-Trent Live

  Revoking free NHS hearing aids for…

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Fife teen runs workshops to teach deaf children to sign songs – Fife Today

Layla Cooke (15) led a total of eight Zoom workshops from August 11-21 for deaf…

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Schools and colleges urged to urgently prepare as deaf children face ‘challenge of their educational lifetimes’ – Charity Today News

  THE gulf between deaf and hearing children’s grades could…

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Gene editing may soon be able to cure inherited deafness. Here’s why some deaf parents oppose it – Genetic Literacy Project

  In June, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard and MIT announced…

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Virtual festival helps Cheshire youngsters learn British Sign Language – The Chester Standard

A GROUP of young people and their friends from Cheshire have taken part in the…

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I’m Deaf. When mask-wearing came along, I had to rebuild my world – The Guardian

A ClearMask transparent mask, worn by a model, which allows people to…

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Opioid Use Can Cause Partial or Full Deafness, Says Study – Sci-News.com

Inner ear anatomy. Image credit: Medical Gallery of Blausen Medical 2014, doi:…

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Janis McDonald: Time to invest in inclusive communication – Scottish Legal News

  Janis McDonald, chief officer at deafscotland, highlights the importance of…

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Why Deaf People Oppose Using Gene Editing to “Cure” Deafness – Discover Magazine

  As someone who was born deaf, I’m concerned about the latest…

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‘My doll with a hearing aid looks like me’ – BBC News

Heidi Evans bought her doll, also named Heidi, with her birthday money…

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Marvel’s Avengers: Hawkeye might be Deaf in a nod to comics – Polygon

  Hawkeye’s hearing has long been a topic of conversation…

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You do not have to legally lower your mask for lip-readers – Full Fact

A graphic on social media which claims that people must legally remove their face coverings…

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Transparent face masks: Where to buy clear coverings for people with hearing problems – The Independent

While not as widely available as cloth face coverings, you can find…

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Hearing restored in rats by modifying ear cells to respond to light – New Scientist News

  Cochlear implants that restore hearing could be improved by genetically…

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Deaf actor’s viral video on face masks urges people to ‘be patient with us’ – iNews

Deafness is the third most common disability in the world, but you probably wouldn’t spot…

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Should Makaton sign language be on the National Curriculum? – Beccles & Bungay Journal

John using Makaton alongside his grandchildren Betsy and Alfie. John is signing…

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New Clues to the Genes Behind Hearing Loss – MedicineNet

Dutch researchers have identified a common genetic variant as a cause of deafness, and say…

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Casualty viewers praise “genius” Jade episode focusing on her deafness – Digital Spy

Casualty returned tonight (July 11) after a six-week break with a groundbreaking episode. The instalment focused…

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