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May 30, 2017
Action on Hearing Loss Newsletter – May 2017

Action on Hearing Loss is the largest UK charity helping people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose.

Predicting how well a cochlear implant will work

European researchers have been studying how the brain adapts to deafness in adult life, and how this affects a person’s ability to hear with a cochlear implant. Find out more from our Research Programme Officer, Carly Anderson.

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Campaign win – Subtitle it! now law

Parliament has voted to change the law, requiring on-demand broadcasters to provide minimum level of subtitles on video-on-demand services. Thank you to the 5,000 plus people like you who supported our Subtitle it! campaign.

We won’t see the changes straight away, but you can count on us to keep track of progress and continue campaigning until our supporters across the UK can watch telly with subtitles – regardless of when, or how, they watch it.

Find out what’s next

 

Deaf Awareness Week 2017

The theme of our 2017 Deaf Awareness Week was how small changes can have a big impact on people who are deaf or have hearing loss, in those areas of everyday life that matter to us all. Thank you to everyone who shared their experiences.

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Ambulance Service is Wales’ most deaf-friendly

The Welsh Ambulance Service won The People’s Choice category at Action on Hearing Loss Cymru’s Excellence Wales Awards this month. They were awarded for their use of technology through their mobile app, helping paramedics communicate with deaf people in an emergency.

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