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Acoustic neuroma

the NHS website

An acoustic neuroma is a benign non-cancerous growth, or tumour, in the brain. It is also known as a vestibular Schwannoma. An acoustic neuroma grows on the acoustic nerve (vestibulocochlear nerve), which helps control hearing and balanc...

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Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

Action on Hearing Loss offers a range of services for people with hearing loss and tinnitus and provide information and support on all aspects of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.

English - Website

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Alerting Devices

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

Our factsheet tells you about products that can alert you to important sounds and events at home, such as flashing and vibrating doorbells, alarm clocks, telephone call indicators and wireless multi-alerting systems.

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All about CHARGE

SENSE

A series of leaflets produced by SENSE giving information about CHARGE, including: - About CHARGE - An overview of CHARGE syndrome - CHARGE – supporting parents in the early years - CHARGE and multi-sensory impairment

English - Online Resource

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Barotrauma of the Ear

Patient UK

Barotrauma of the ear is when the eardrum becomes stretched and tense. It causes ear pain and dulled hearing. It is due to unequal pressures that develop either side of the eardrum. This most commonly occurs when descending to land in a plane, and in...

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Cochlear Implants

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

If you have severe to profound deafness and get little or no benefit from hearing aids, a cochlear implant may help you to hear. This factsheet explains what a cochlear implant is, how it works, who can receive one and how it is fitted. You shoul...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Cued Speech and cochlear implantation

Cued Speech Association UK

Explanation of Cued Speech and Cochlear implantation.

English - Online Resource

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Cued Speech and sign languages - achieving full bilingualism

Cued Speech Association UK

Various issues in using Cued Speech and British Sign Language.

English - Online Resource

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Cued Speech for hearing children with speech and language problems

Cued Speech Association UK

Various issues of teaching Cued Speech to children with speech language problems.

English - Online Resource

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Cued Speech use with deaf babies

Cued Speech Association UK

Various issues of teaching Cued Speech to babies.

English - Online Resource

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Deaf babies CAN develop language naturally

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This leaflet gives more information on how deaf babies are able to develop language naturally.

English - Online Resource

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Deaf Children CAN Listen & Talk

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This leaflets how deaf children may be able to listen and talk.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Deaf Children CAN Listen & Talk

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This leaflets how deaf children may be able to listen and talk.

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Deafblindness

the NHS website

A person is deafblind if they have a combined sight and hearing impairment that causes difficulties with communication, access to information and mobility.

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Enjoying TV, film and the arts

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

Having a hearing loss doesn’t have to stop you from watching TV or DVDs, listening to music or going to the cinema, theatre and museums. This leaflet outlines how you can: - get subtitles on TV - watch TV over the internet - find...

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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Getting hearing aids

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

More and more people in the UK are getting hearing aids and realising the huge benefits, not just for themselves but for the whole family. You’ll find this leaflet useful if you have hearing loss and are about to get hearing aids for the fir...

English - Online Resource

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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Hearing Aids

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This is an introduction to hearing aids and choosing the best suitable for your child.

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I Like My Hearing Aids Hearing Aids

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

This is an introduction to hearing aids and choosing the best suitable for your child.

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How to help friends and family with tinnitus

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

A factsheet for people who want to find out how they can support a friend or a loved one who has tinnitus.

English - Online Resource

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Learning to Talk

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

Hearing babies and children can learn to talk through listening and talking. They don’t know they are doing it and it is always FUN! Deaf children are no different. All babies and children are pre-programmed to listen and talk. Deaf ba...

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Life with Hearing Aids

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

In this leaflet we explain how you can look after your hearing aids and get the most out of them, whether you are new to hearing aids or have been wearing them for a while. We tell you how to fit, use and take care of your hearing aids, so you can ge...

English - Online Resource

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Living with someone who has gradual hearing loss

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

You’ll find this factsheet useful if your partner, or someone you’re close to, is gradually losing their hearing. We explain what age-related hearing loss is – and how you can offer your support.

English - Online Resource

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Ménière's disease

the NHS website

Ménière's disease is a condition of the inner ear that causes sudden attacks of: feeling like the room is spinning around you (vertigo) a ringing noise inside the ear (tinnitus) ear pressure felt deep inside the ear hearing loss

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Musical hallucinations and pulsatile tinnitus

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

A factsheet for people who have musical hallucinations or pulsatile tinnitus, their family, friends and the professionals who work with them. This factsheet explains what causes these rare tinnitus sounds, what you should do if you experience them an...

English - Online Resource

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My child is deaf - what can I do?

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

One in every 1000 children in the UK is born with a hearing problem. 9 out of 10 deaf children are part of hearing families. Most of these families have never met a deaf child before and do not know what to expect.

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Noise at work - guidance for employers

Health and Safety Executive

Loud noise at work can damage your hearing. This leaflet is to help you as an employer understand what you need to do under the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (the Noise Regulations 2005) and how you can protect your employees from noise. ...

English - Online Resource

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Protect your hearing or lose it!

Health and Safety Executive

Noise is part of everyday life, but loud noise can permanently damage your hearing. Conversation becomes difficult or impossible, your family complains about the television being too loud and you have trouble using the telephone. The law says ...

English - Online Resource

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Sensory alerts and multi-alerting systems for the home

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

This factsheet is for people with hearing loss and their families. It is about the products you can get if you have problems hearing sounds around the home. When we say 'people with hearing loss' we mean people with all levels of hearing loss, includ...

English - Online Resource

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Smoke Alarms

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

Our factsheet explains why you should have a home fire safety check, what's special about smoke alarm systems for people with hearing loss, and where you can buy them. It also has information on carbon monoxide alarms.

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Stress and tinnitus

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

A factsheet for people who have tinnitus, their family, friends and the professionals who work with them. This factsheet focuses on the link between stress and tinnitus, and explains what you can do to limit your stress levels so that you can better ...

English - Online Resource

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The Natural Aural Approach

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

Children with a hearing impairment are first and foremost children and during childhood their lives will be dominated by their needs as children. A child’s deafness does not change these basic needs, but it will require the family to manage the deafn...

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Tinnitus

the NHS website

Tinnitus is the medical name for the perception of noise in one ear, both ears or in the head. The noise comes from inside the body rather than an outside source.

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Tinnitus – causes and therapies

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

A factsheet for people who have tinnitus, their family, friends and the professionals who work with them. This factsheet explains what tinnitus is, what causes it, how it can affect you and, most importantly, how you can manage it.

English - Online Resource

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Understanding Hearing Loss

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

By understanding your child’s hearing loss you can understand how much the technology enables your child to hear, listen and talk. Developing listening and language starts with appropriate prescription of digital hearing aids. It conti...

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Understanding wireless technology for hearing aids

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

This factsheet explains how you can wirelessly connect your hearing aids to different devices, such as your phone or a hearing loop, to help you hear better. You can also find out how you can easily control your hearing aid settings through remote co...

English - Audio

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Using mobiles and smartphones when you have hearing loss

Action on Hearing Loss (Formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

You’ll find this factsheet useful if you have hearing loss and are looking to buy a mobile or smartphone that works well with your hearing aids. We explain how some phones are more compatible with hearing aids than others, describe other useful acces...

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Why DELTA?

DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking)

DELTA is a charity that supports deaf children, their families and practitioners. We know that the vast majority of deaf children can learn to listen and talk.

English - Online Resource

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