ATLA

Lipreading Awareness Week 9th to 14th September 2019

Every year Atla holds a Lipreading Awareness Week in September, and a lot of our tutors put on free Lipreading taster sessions.
This year, as well as these free tasters, there will be a …….
Lipreading Challenge!
Here is how you can get involved.
During Lipreading Awareness Week, you can

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New job opportunity

An exciting new post has been created at City Lit in London for a Teacher Coordinator for Lipreading and Acquired Hearing Loss.
All the details and how to apply are here – https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/citylit/vms/e/careers/positions/d3PKXXhNTl_RIrjidAuRKT
Go for it!

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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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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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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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