DEAF REPUBLIC - Ilya Kaminsky's powerful deaf culture poetry collection
- Published on 29 June 2019
Ilya Kaminsky's dramatic poetry book, Deaf Republic, begins when soldiers break up a protest by killing a young deaf boy who spits at an army sergeant while attending a puppet show.
70% of US seniors with hearing loss are isolated, resource hub underlines
- Published on 20 June 2019
Awareness of hearing loss is crucial to quality of life in later years, and a US resource hub—AginginPlace.org—is boosting its push to reach seniors with a special guide to the subject.
Sex for the hearing (im)paired is enhanced by eroticising your limitations
- Published on 16 June 2019
Some engaging and certainly not premature advice on sex for persons with hearing loss is going viral among audiology tweeters after sex writer Anna Pulley addressed the ins and outs of the matter online in the Canadian-American magazine VICE.
Headline: Summer soccer solstice start for Sonova inclusive club
- Published on 15 June 2019
Deaf Kenya rugby team dreams of try on world stage
- Published on 12 June 2019
Kenya's first deaf rugby team has its sights set on making an international impact, despite training without funding, with just the one ball for practices, and only mismatched pre-loved shirts to wear.
Major international awards scoop for Sonova short film "The Story of Jason Brügger"
- Published on 08 May 2019
Swiss hearing aid manufacturer Sonova has won seven major international awards—not for technology, not for design, but for a short film...and it's not the first time.
Love story film project about deaf girl crowdfunds for finance
- Published on 23 April 2019
A fledgling film project steered by a director from Essex, UK, is seeking funding to tell the tale of a young deaf woman in love.
WHO app equips phones with hearing loss radar
- Published on 02 April 2019
A free app - "hearWHO" - for mobile devices has been launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help users detect their own hearing loss.
US volunteer brigade brings humanitarian audiology to Nicaragua
- Published on 25 March 2019
An under-the-radar US volunteer brigade of ENT specialists has this month given some 400 people treatment and surgery as part of a humanitarian effort the country's hearing health must rely on.
Survey: UK and Northern Ireland citizens move fastest on hearing loss; Eire and Oz slowest
- Published on 19 March 2019
A ten-country survey carried out on World Hearing Day this March 3 has revealed big national differences between the fastest and slowest to seek advice and treatment for the onset of hearing loss.