Changing lives

Thank to Ana for extraordinary BBC news stories about technological advances:

Moment schoolboy sees clearly again: Charlie started losing his sight aged four, leaving him only able to see close-up. Goggle footage – GiveVision:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-39752969/moment-schoolboy-sees-clearly-again

Moment deaf woman hears for first time:  Mobile phone footage captures the moment Joanne Milne from Gateshead – who has been deaf since birth – hears for the first time:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-39752969/moment-deaf-woman-hears-for-first-time

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Deaf Awareness Week 2014

pic_deaf-awareness-weekThis is Deaf Awareness Week. The theme this year is “Equality In Communication For All”.

If you have any stories to tell, or you would like to share your experiences, then we would love to hear from you at: alsblog@bournemouth.ac.uk

Follow the link to find out more: http://www.deafcouncil.org.uk/deaf-awareness-week.html