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New Lipreading class in Grays, Essex

Good news, a new Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss course in Grays, Essex, taught by a qualified Atla member. Do register your interest to make sure it runs.
 
 
 
 
 

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Gene that causes Otosclerosis identified

This is the first very welcome step towards finding a way to prevent otosclerosis, one of the most common forms of hearing loss in younger people.
https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/news-and-events/all-regions/press-releases/new-research-discovers-gene-that-causes-common-deafness.aspx

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Trust Me, I’m a Doctor

Atla Chair, Molly Berry is on the BBC2 program “Trust me, I’m a Doctor”, on Wednesday 10th January at 8.30.
Here is an article from the BBC news website, by Dr Michael Mosley of the Trust Me team about hearing loss and this program, do have a read
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42620387

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Mental Health Matters

Hearing loss can cause all sorts of issues, including mental health issues, so this could be useful –
Did you know that if you text 07725 90 90 90 when you are feeling really depressed or suicidal, a crisis counsellor will text with you? Many people struggle to talk on

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Invisible Music

This promotional video is based on the thoughts and feelings towards music, of the Winchester Lipreading Class. The ‘finished article’ will be performed at the Winchester Theatre Royal early next year and then at the Southbank,

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Walks and talks for lipreaders

The latest walk for lipreaders has been announced, book early to avoid dissapointment –

walks & talks for lipreaders

Sunday, 12th March, 2017
11.30 am – 1.30 pm
Meet: Under the Big Clock on the Concourse
At
Waterloo Station
The South Bank and the Festival

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