ATLA

Hampshire Healthwatch provides deaf awareness

Subtitles can be switched on at the bottom of the screen.
Healthwatch exists to make sure that anyone can access any service they need in the health field. This video, filmed in Hampshire lipreading classes, shows how services, including health services, could be made more ‘deaf aware.’ It also

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Too embarrassed to say “I couldn’t hear”

Keith Davis, chief executive of a local authority, struggled with his hearing for 15 years. His account appeared in the Daily Telegraph on 14 December 2015.
Read the article here
As there was no mention of lipreading classes, some ATLA members wrote letters to the editor, two of which appeared

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Fluffy clouds make communication easier for deaf people

Fluffy clouds make communication easier for deaf people.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf people have recently had their main training site in Buckinghamshire transformed.
http://blog.hearingdogs.org.uk/2015/09/acoustic-clouds/
I would like to see these clouds in all restaurants and cafes

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Fight for local lipreading

We believe that everyone with hearing loss should have access to a local lipreading class – and that includes you!
Lipreading is a hugely valuable communication skill for people with all levels of hearing loss, yet there’s a real shortage of classes across much of England.
That’s why, in Lipreading

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