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Changing the world for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss. Action on Hearing Loss is the new name of RNID, the largest charity representing the 10 million people who are deaf or have a hearing loss in the UK.

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    internetsociety.org Real-Time Text | Internet Society

    He and Guido Gybels, director of New Technologies at RNID ( www.rnid.org.uk ), with contributions from other experts in communication and accessibility for people with disabilities, edited and coauthored Framework for Real-Time Text over IP Using the Session Initiation Protocol, which the IETF re... Read article

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    budget101.com FREE online hearing check

    British charity RNID is offering a free online hearing check so that everyone can value their hearing health. The check can be taken in Canada. It only takes a few minutes and you will get your result right away. Go to RNID.org.uk: How we help: Check your hearing: Take the online hearing check to... Read article

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    lurvely.com Deaf Awareness Week photo by Jeannie.H from Flickr at Lurvely

    "This theme aims to improve understanding of deafness by highlighting the range methods of communication methods used by deaf children, such as sign language and lip reading." The RNID provide a completely confidential "Check your hearing" test. Give it a go, it may be the best thing you did. See... Read article

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    uk-care.com Community Care Magazine: Magazine for Elderly and Disabled: Issue 82

    They need to be installed by a qualified electrician. Perhaps the time when you are having other electrical work done is an opportune moment to consider this type of detector. For people with hearing problems, a strobe light and vibrating pad alarm is appropriate. These alarms are battery operate... Read article

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    training.fitness.com Hi I come bearing gifts

    Hi I come bearing gifts I work for the charity the RNID and wanted to share something that might be useful for you.If you have concerns about your or any of your family members hearing, you can get them to do a free, quick, online hearing check here: www.rnid.org.uk/hearingcheckaugThis will let y... Read article

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    headstar.com E-Access Bulletin Live » Blog Archive » Automatic Captions Added To YouTube Videos

    The ASR then converts this text to captions by searching for the words at the relevant point in the video. The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID: http://www.rnid.org.uk/ ) have supported Google’s decision, saying that all on-demand content should be accessible. Access to technology ... Read article

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    flickr.com Deaf Awareness Week | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    "This theme aims to improve understanding of deafness by highlighting the range methods of communication methods used by deaf children, such as sign language and lip reading." The RNID provide a completely confidential "Check your hearing" test. Give it a go, it may be the best thing you did. See... Read article

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    workingwithouthearing.com Working Without Hearing: Organisations for other technical aids

    It produces a publication on the best products, called "Solutions", with a separate section on Education and Employment, and you can view and order items on the RNID's website by clicking on "RNID Shop" on www.rnid.org.uk Hearing Concern NADP has produced a factsheet on environmental aids for d... Read article

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    wn.com Rnid

    To read more about the conference, visit www.rnid.org.uk/HTF. This headset can be used with a wide range of telephones, audio equipment and even laptops so that you can hear more clearly and listen hands-free. It also has a microphone so you can talk into the headset too. Return to this product o... Read article

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    yvonnefoong.com I am Hard of Hearing, and that’s a fact that I have to live with. | Yvonne Foong

    The RNID is an organisation working for the deaf and hard of hearing people. But the fact is, I am very much hard of hearing and it makes my everyday life more difficult than yesterday. I may not be affected by deafness much now because I stay home most of the time but when I do return to the soc... Read article

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    blog.wiggle.com Wiggle Partners: RNID London To Paris Cycle Challenge | Wiggle Blog

    Chris Hoy says: “You don’t need to cycle at record-breaking speed – you can choose to pick up the pace or just enjoy a leisurely ride passed some wonderful scenery.” Dave and Ben Sowden who completed the challenge in 2008 says: “RNID’s cycle challenge was a fantastic event and superbly organised.... Read article

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    pharmiweb.com RNID CALLS ON BIOTECHS TO TACKLE HEARING LOSS - News Press Release | PharmiWeb.com

    RNID is driving biomedical research forwards to ensure that medical treatments are developed to protect and improve hearing, and ultimately cure deafness and related conditions such as tinnitus. It seeks to do this by engaging pharmaceutical and biotech organisations in the hearing loss research ... Read article

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    grumpyoldeafies.com RNID and Medical Research (Grumpy Old Deafies)

    We need to be taking them to task over what they are doing, and pointing out that they what they are doing. By saying things like, missing the point, is deflecting legitimate criticism, as it paints the organisations as "ignorant", or operating with the best of intentions, where they are anything... Read article

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    alldeaf.com Eden Housing leads the way in accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people - AllDeaf.com

    Youreable.com | Information, Products and Services for disabled people Eden Supported Housing, which helps people with disabilities live in their own "Even though we felt that Eden was already a 'deaf aware' organisation, the Louder than Words charter has helped us to make our organisation even m... Read article

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    tim-theregency.blogspot.com The Regency: RNID's new focus: Hear to help themselves.

    I presume that ‘better’ training and employment does not mean your ordinary run of the mill training and employment, but something of higher quality, such as that of senior management level. So not only does RNID unilaterally decide what it is going to do, but they also ignore deaf people’s speci... Read article

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