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Fixers.org.uk

'Fixers' Fixers are young people using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them. Real people, real stories, real change. This is a great website and an interesting organisati...

Posted on December 6, 2016 15:17

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New Resource: Deaf Awareness for peers at Secondary School

Query: Are you looking for the new Peer deaf awareness resource for secondary school? This fantastic resource has been developed to promote peer awareness with hearing pupils in secondary schools, however can be adapted for younger audiences. It contains a detailed power point presentation, with presentation notes, activities to try, links to useful websites and videos of deaf young people talking about ...

Posted on June 30, 2016 13:25

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Looking for the contract of support for teens?

Enquiry: Hi there,I attended a course recently where we were given a paper handout of an great "Contract for support" for negotiating support especially with teens at secondary school. I have unfortunately misplaced it and can't seem to find the online version which I know we were told about. Help please? Reply: Thanks for your query yes the "Contract of support" was developed by a te...

Posted on July 29, 2015 10:14

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Is there a validated FM questionnaire for teenagers?

Enquiry: Can anyone recommend any validated questionnaires to use with teenagers/young people about use of radio aids/FM systems. Reply:I don’t know of any formally validated questionnaires specifically about FM use. However there are some resources and information that I could point out for you to explore. Cheryl De Conde Johnson, an audiologist has done some excellent work in this area and would be wor...

Posted on March 16, 2015 14:05

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Where is the website for teens about CI's

Enquiry:I recently clicked on the teens website about cochlear implants that I always used to find it was not there anymore. I found this website useful for inset training and explaining to teenagers how the technology worked. Could you tell me where it has gone? Reply:Thanks for getting in touch the website you are referring to is www.ci-4teenz.com and although it is quite old now, still has some good i...

Posted on August 7, 2014 12:00

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Artworks by a deaf teens about her CI

Enquiry:I wondered if you had seen the artwork by this Nottingham based teenager, who has created some beautiful works around her hearing, ear anatomy and cochlear implants Reply: Have a look at her artworks, here, especially her Electrode 2014 series

Posted on July 21, 2014 11:38

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How do I find the Virtual Conference about deaf Teenagers?

Enquiry:How can I access the Virtual conference about teenagers with cochlear implants? Is it going to be played via Sounding Board, it was mentioned in the last e-newsletter? Reply:The Virtual Conference that you are referring to is on “Teenagers with Hearing Loss: Promoting Achievement & Success”. It will all go live tomorrow the 11th of December and no is not accessed via Sounding Board but rather ...

Posted on December 10, 2013 14:55

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Starting a support group for Teens

Enquiry: I serve on the University of Pretoria Cochlear Implant Unit in Pretoria, South Africa, as a rehabilitation specialist. I work with many of the young teenagers with CI's in inclusive education. We are hoping to establish some kind of support group for our 13 - 18 year olds as I see a great need. I am currently researching different models and ideas to be able to take a full plan of action. Any help or advice you could offer would be greatly appreciat...

Posted on June 19, 2012 13:52

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