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World Hearing Day 2024

Sunday 3rd March is World Hearing Day! Led by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this global advocacy event calls for action to address hearing loss and related issues. Its aim is to raise awareness of hearing loss and promote hearing care across the world. The theme for 2024 is: ‘Changing mindsets. Let’s make ear and…

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International Cochlear Implant Day 2024

Sunday 25th February marks International Cochlear Implant Day (ICID), a global campaign to raise awareness of cochlear implants. A cochlear implant is an electronic medical device designed to produce hearing sensations in a person who has severe to profound hearing loss. The cochlear implant works by stimulating nerves within the person’s inner ear. ICID is…

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Ewing Foundation News 2024

Our Ewing Foundation News 2024 is ready to read! It features details of our training courses, our free online learning opportunities, and our conference ‘Working with deaf children with additional or complex needs’ in London on 12th June 2024. Our News also includes information about Scholarships for teachers to train to become Qualified Teachers of…

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Supporting students in Birmingham

Members of the Ewing Foundation team have supported students training to become Qualified Teachers of Deaf Children and Young People as part of their residential course at The University of Birmingham. Our Technology Consultants Abul, Jeremy and Mark, together with our Audiologist James, demonstrated how to use a variety of test boxes to check that…

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Early Bird booking for conference now open

We are now welcoming Early Bird bookings for our ‘Working with deaf children and young people with additional or complex needs’ conference in London on 12th June 2024. Tickets will be just £50 until 28th March 2024, £70 thereafter. The event will take place at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), just an eight…

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A new home for your old test box

Do you have an Aurical HIT test box you are not using? Or an FP35 Hearing Aid Analyzer you no longer need? If so, please consider donating them to us. We carry out test box demonstrations as part of the training we provide for student teachers. The more boxes we have, the more hands-on experience…