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Walks and Talks for Lipreaders – Program for 2019

walks & talks for lipreaders
January 27th “Take Off into 2019 at the RAF Museum, Hendon”
With Kim Dewdney
Today’s Walk & Talk takes us to the top of the Northern line and a visit to celebrate the Royal Air Force.  We will hear about the beginnings of the site

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City Lit’s campaign for lipreading classes “Hear My Lips”

City Lit in London is celebrating 100 years of lipreading teaching!
These valuable classes, now called “Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss” classes were first set up for veterans returning from the first world war.
City Lit still offer classes specifically for veterans today. Hearing loss has always been a problem

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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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Tutor opportunities in Leicestershire

The Leslie Edwards Trust is seeking a lipreading tutor urgently for the Leicestershire area – primarily for daytime teaching.
Although our tutors are freelance and free to seek out additional opportunities, we aim to have long term relationships where we find the funding to support lipreading classes in Leicestershire.
We

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