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Exciting Research Trial

Would you like to take part in a clinical trial to regrow the hair cells in the inner ear?
The REGAIN team are looking for participants for their stage 2 trial. You need to be between 18 and 80 years of age, and have mild to moderate hearing loss, which

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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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ATLA is 40!

ATLA has reached a milestone anniversary – its 40th year. To the best of our knowledge, we are the only country in the world that has formal lipreading teacher training courses, with a recognised qualification and a professional supporting body.
Read more of our history here.

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