- Published on 23 January 2014
Guide dogs for the blind are very well known but companion dogs for the hard-of-hearing are far less so. InsideHalton reports on how hearing dogs can help those with hearing loss.
- Published on 09 January 2014
Katherine A. Foss, a researcher from the School of Journalism at Middle Tennessee State University (USA) recently published an article on the portrayal of hearing loss in entertainment television.
- Published on 03 January 2014
The South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong, reports on how sign language is often discouraged in the city, despite its effectiveness.
- Published on 02 January 2014
- Published on 20 December 2013
A week after its initial launch, department store John Lewis added a new dimension to their Christmas TV advert, after a frosty reception from the UK’s deaf community and largest deaf charity Action on Hearing Loss.
- Published on 11 December 2013
Older people with hearing loss are more than twice as likely to develop depression compared with those without the condition, Action on Hearing Loss has revealed. Highlighting the growing body of research linking mental health and hearing loss, Action on Hearing Loss has published a new report calling for more action on the matter.
- Published on 06 December 2013
Sports fans are used to loud stadiums with peaks in cheering at each touchdown. Some National Football League teams in the USA even try to win the title of loudest outdoor stadium in the world. The Seattle Seahawks registered record noise of 136.6 dB in September after an effort organized by a fan group.
- Published on 02 December 2013
Around 1500 persons took part from October 2 to 4 in the 2nd International Conference on Disability and Inclusion, held in Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires province), Argentina under the heading: "Disability and Human Rights. Inclusion policies from the perspective of recognising human diversity."