SUPPORTING THE PROFESSIONALS WHO WORK WITH DEAF CHILDREN

CONSULTANCY

Supporting you with strategies to develop and extend good practice in the classroom.

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TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Providing you with impartial advice on how to choose, use and maintain hearing technology.

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TRAINING

Offering you courses and training opportunities for groups and individuals.

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RESOURCES

Supplying you with products to support your work with deaf children.

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Radio aid workshop, 5 February 2020

We are delivering a one-day workshop at the Midlands Hearing Implant Centre in Birmingham to share with you the latest developments in radio aid and wireless microphone systems. You will be able to have hands-on practical experience with the different radio aid systems that you are working with and with the different cochlear implant systems.…

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Seeking an Income Generation Manager

We are now recruiting an Income Generation Manager. This role will lead on the successful development and delivery of an income generation strategy to ensure the organisation is financially sustainable in the longer term. This is an exciting time to be joining us. The successful person will help shape our thinking, develop and deliver our…

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Training event at the University of Southampton, 26 and 27 March 2020

Working in association with the University of Southampton, we are offering two days of training in remote microphone systems, auditory implants and speech testing. This course is for Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Audiologists and Technicians. The course will provide information about remote microphone systems, fitting them, checking and assessing their benefit in line with…

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ABOUT THE EWING FOUNDATION

The Ewing Foundation is a national charity, promoting inclusion and achievement for deaf children through listening and speaking. Our team of Education Consultants and Specialist Audiology Technicians supports professionals in acquiring the skills and confidence needed to help deaf children use their residual hearing, access technology and develop natural spoken language. We work with teaching staff, schools, services and resource bases. Please browse our pages to learn more about the Ewing Foundation, our work and how to contact us.

Our history

Ewing Foundation was established by construction businessman Malcolm McAlpine and his wife Sheila in 1952. It is named for the eminent audiologists Sir Alexander and Lady Irene Ewing. The Ewings were of enormous help to the McAlpines when their eldest son was born profoundly deaf in 1944.

The McAlpines established and supported the foundation so that other deaf children and families could benefit from the expertise and legacy of the Ewings. The charity is now chaired by their youngest son Hamish.

‘The Ewings were ambassadors who made a difference,’ says Professor Kevin Munro, Ewing Professor of Audiology at University of Manchester. ‘They recognised the importance of early identification and intervention, and of early involvement of the family. They were hugely influential and their impact is recognised throughout the world.’

Today, Ewing Foundation’s team of specialist audiology technicians and education consultants work with deaf children and their teachers in the classroom. They ensure that hearing technology is working correctly, and that students and teachers can communicate effectively with one another. Please contact us if you have any questions.