Factsheets

This section contains the full range of DeafHear factsheets providing details of our services and comprehensive information on deafness and hearing loss.

All of our factsheets can be downloaded for free, simply click on the link for each of the factsheets you are interested in. The following four factsheets provide an over view of DeafHear activities and services.

DeafHear


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About DeafHear:
providing general information on the organisation and its activities
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DeafHear Services:
providing a summary of the organisation´s services
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DeafHear Community Services:
providing information on assistive technology and services for people with acquired hearing loss
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DeafHear Support Services:
providing information on Family and Therapy Support Services

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We hope you find these new leaflets user friendly and informative. They can be downloaded by clicking the above links or by visiting your local DeafHear Resource Centre and picking up a copy!

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Communication

Assitive technology

Tinnitus

General information

DeafHear

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DeafHear.ie Vision, Mission & Services

Since 1963 DeafHear has campaigned for full equality in all aspects of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people...

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DeafHear Resource Centres & Outreach Centres

Resource Centres and Outreach Centres...

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Deaf And Hearing Awareness Training (DAHAT)

Is this the way your organisation deals with 17% of your employees or customers...

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DeafHear Family Support Services
for Parents of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children

The Family Support Service is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skill to face life’s challenges
and to support you in ensuring your child develops to their full potential.

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Family Support Service

Many parents experience a range of emotions when they discover that...

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Family Therapy Service

The Family Therapy Service is a new development in the services DeafHear provide which is available to Deaf individuals and their families...

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Hearing Aids

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Curve Hearing Aid

What makes Curve so supremely unique?
BluWave Signal Processing, Micro-Tech’s proprietary system, efficiently integrates Curve’s best-in-class features...

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VECTOR

If you’ve been experiencing hearing loss, but have put off getting help because of misperceptions about hearing aids or budget concerns, now is a good time to learn more...

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RADIUS

Only one out of five people with hearing loss actually seeks help, so by visiting your hearing care professional, you’ve already taken a big step...

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Visiting an Audiologist

This information leaflet is aimed at people who feel that they may need to get a full hearing test and it describes what happens when they visit an audiologist...

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What you Need to Know about Digital Hearing Aids

Digital Hearing Aids
What you need to know about...

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What you Need to know when buying a Hearing Aid

Hearing aids can’t restore perfect hearing. They help you use the hearing you have left to improve your speech understanding...

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Communication

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Communication Terms

The following names and phrases are often used when people talk about communication.

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Points to Aid Communication with Deafened or Hard of Hearing People

Glossary: Deaf people are those who...

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SpeedText, a Communication Service for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

A Communication Service for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing...

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Teaching Strategies to use with Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students

Teaching Strategies to use with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students...

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Assitive Technology

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Baby Alarms

For any parent, the well-being of their child is a constant concern, especially during the first few years of the child’s life...

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The Loop System

What is a Loop System?
(Also called Audio Frequency Induction Loop)

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Questions about Tinnitus

What is tinnitus?
Tinnitus is the term...

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Balance Problems

First of all, it helps to understand a bit about how the balance mechanism works. In each inner ear there are little...

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Flying and the Ear

From the large correspondence received at DeafHear, it is clear that flying comes high on the list of anxieties...

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Glue Ear - What is it

What is Glue Ear? It’s fluid behind the eardrum. Sometimes...

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Hearing & Communication Therapy

This leaflet aims to give some basic guidelines on how to...

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Hyperacusis, Recruitment and Loudness Discomfort

Continuous and loud noise is a source of irritation to most people. However, some people have...

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Information on Deafness

What is Deafness? Deafness means that a person has a limited ability to hear...

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Ménière’s Disease

Ménière’s disease (MD) is a disease of the inner ear...

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Noise Exposure and Hearing Loss

The human ear is a very delicate and highly sophisticated structure. As such it is particularly susceptible to damage.

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Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis
A Guide | What is Otosclerosis?

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Personal Music Players, CD Players, MP3 Players and Hearing Loss

Personal Music Players, CD Players, MP3 Players and Hearing Loss

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Typical Problems Arising for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in Hospital

Typical Problems...

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Understanding Dizziness and Imbalance

Understanding Dizziness and Imbalance
What causes dizziness, disorientation and unsteadiness?
The sense of balance is controlled by a "balance system"...

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What is Wrong with the Use of these Terms

Deaf and Hard of Hearing people have the right to choose what they wish to be called, either as a group or on an individual basis...

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