Hearing access specialists
Hearing access specialists

Phone & video call: what creates problems – and what fixes them

 Insight, information & loads of practical advice and guidance is available in this new 40-minute video resource created by Ideas for Ears.   It is designed for managers, staff and volunteers who are using phone and video calls more than…

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Hearing access in a Covid-19 world

Hearing access in a Covid-19 world

Post by Sally Shaw, Founding Director of Ideas for Ears Across the…

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Unequal impact of coronavirus on people with hearing loss

Unequal impact of coronavirus on people with hearing loss

In our written evidence to the Scottish Government Poverty and Inequality Commission…

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Viewpoint: remote working can boost hearing access

Viewpoint: remote working can boost hearing access

“The genie is out of the bottle”, says John Cook, director of…

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Solving hearing difficulties:  Pippa has a light-bulb moment

Solving hearing difficulties:  Pippa has a light-bulb moment

Pippa Highfield of Ideas for Ears is searching for practical solutions to…

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Handling of hearing devices in emergency situations

Handling of hearing devices in emergency situations

This brilliant post comes from Gill Pestell, who is effectively totally deaf…

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Masks with a clear panel for lipreading

Masks with a clear panel for lipreading

  Across the UK, at least 11 million people have some level…

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Reducing the impact of coronavirus on people with hearing loss

Reducing the impact of coronavirus on people with hearing loss

Data gathered through the Ideas for Ears survey questionnaire makes it clear…

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Pippa’s fallen out of love with video calling – here’s why

Pippa’s fallen out of love with video calling – here’s why

It’s been a frustrating few weeks. Failing technology, difficult communication and generally…

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Survey results – impact of masks, 2m distancing & more

Survey results – impact of masks, 2m distancing & more

  The introduction of masks and 2-metre distancing to help stop the…

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Survey:  face masks and communication

Survey: face masks and communication

We are concerned that the growing use of masks and other facial…

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Face masks & communication:  How to hear someone who is wearing a mask

Face masks & communication: How to hear someone who is wearing a mask

Pippa Highfield of Ideas for Ears is searching for practical solutions to…

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Subtitles for video calls – searching for the Holy Grail

Subtitles for video calls – searching for the Holy Grail

Pippa Highfield, of Ideas for Ears, is hunting for the holy grail…

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Winners of Individual Category: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

Winners of Individual Category: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

Winners in the Individual Category of the 2019 Hearing Access Award are…

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2019 Hearing Access Awards

2019 Hearing Access Awards

12 winners and 6 worst offenders The UK’s first-ever Hearing Access Awards…

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Winners of Organisation category: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

Winners of Organisation category: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

Winners in the Organisation Category of the 2019 Hearing Access Awards are…

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Biggest fails: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

Biggest fails: 2019 Hearing Access Awards

The biggest fails when it comes to addressing hearing access are listed…

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