ATLA

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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Stories for lipreaders – new website launched

A group of Hampshire lipreading tutors, lipreaders and techno-wizards has joined forces with local writers to develop an exciting new website, which uses short stories to help people with hearing loss.
‘Stories for Lipreading‘ is a new, free website for people with hearing loss, which offers the chance to practise lipreading

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Fewer people feel embarrassed to wear hearing aids

Surveys show that fewer people with hearing loss feel embarrassed about wearing hearing aids.
The  surveys, which were carried out across Europe in 2009, 2012 and 2015, show a steady decline in the percentage of hard of hearing people who indicate they are embarrassed to wear hearing aids.  Read more …

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Atla Information Stands and Talks

Atla representatives run stands and give talks at various events. Come and meet us at –

Ménière’s Society Annual Conference 2016
Saturday 15 October 2016 10:30 – 16:15
Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street, London SE1 6NX

U3A Education day
Saturday 22nd October 09:30 – 16:15

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How effective are hearing loops?

Those of us who have used a good working hearing loop with our hearing aids or cochlear implants, know just how helpful they are, but until now, we had no data to prove that.
This is a link to a study that has proved just how effective they are, even

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Do you struggle to communicate with your GP?

GP and hospital appointments can be difficult for us.  To make communication easier, the NHS (in England only) has introduced a clear process to make sure people who are deaf or hard of hearing can communicate well when they need NHS care or publicly funded adult social care.
To help you explain

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