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NEW Telephone Workshop focusing on using technology to your advantage

USAIS is launching the NEW Telephone Workshop called Using Technology to your advantage. This half day course will be held in building 19 at USAIS in the University of Southampton on Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 10 am - 1 pm Picking up a telephone again after you have had a cochlear implant can be a daunting prospect, especially if you are not too familiar or confident with smartphone technology. Continue reading →

Deaf Football Team in Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh

AFC Stoneham was formed in 1919 and will have 109 teams for season 2023/24 ranging from minnows team to the first team who will compete in the Wessex Premier League. They run their own Player Development Centre, FA Wildcats Centre for girls and a Saturday Morning Fun Club for children aged 4-10 along with various community projects under their new AFC Stoneham in the Community banner. AFC Stoneham is proud to be a fully inclusive and diverse club. Continue reading →

Deaf Family Fun Day, 12 May 2024 in Southampton

The South Hampshire Deaf Children's Society is hosting a FREE Deaf Family Fun Day on Sunday 12th May 2024 from 11 am - 2 pm Events will include: Inflatapanet Face Painting Tombola There will be stalls to view with a variety of interesting things to purchase as well as visitors which will include: The Deaf Chef Mickey Mouse Elsa Come join in the fun at Redbridge Community School, Cuckmere Lane, Southampton SO16... Continue reading →

BEARS virtual reality research project

BEARS virtual reality research project is now live We are excited to announce the launch of the research project BEARS (Both Ears Training package) at the University of Southampton. We will be part of the National Research project looking at how an interactive virtual reality package of games can help children and young people to hear better with their cochlear implants. Continue reading →

Telephone Issues on 5th December 2023

USAIS is experiencing telephone issues today - RESOLVED NOW   023 8059 3522 Option 1 Spares and Repairs Option 2 Reception and Appointments   If you are phoning into the ais.repairs phone line this morning (option 1) and not getting through, please call again and select Reception and Appointments (option 2).   The phones are being switched over to a new system today and regrettably there is some limited disruption. Continue reading →

Communicate with success event with UK Deaf Sport

Join Advanced Bionics online at their next virtual Communicate with Success event and learn more about UK Deaf Sport and how they inspire and support deaf people to engage in sport and physical activity from grassroots to elite level.  They help send a GB Team to the Deaflympics. Get pointers on how you can get involved in Deaf sport and physical activity either as a participant or in a support role. Date: Thursday 9th November 2023 Location: Online via Zoom Time: 1. Continue reading →

Wear it Pink week at the Auditory Implant Service

The team wore pink to their meeting in support of the Wear it Pink Week.  The week started on 16th October and ended on Friday 20th October.  Some people wore something pink each day but on Friday, everyone joined in. Everyone was invited    Patients visiting the Auditory Implant Service, were invited to wear pink, to support the Wear it Pink Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.  There were puzzles, and games based on the pink theme. Continue reading →

Moments of Joy in 2023 – Prima Magazine

Prima is a monthly women's magazine published in Paris, France. The magazine has been in circulation since 1982. It has editions in Spain, Germany, and the United Kingdom.  The magazine is aimed at women who are over 40 years of age but it is read more widely. The magazine Editor is working on a feature about "moments of joy" in 2023.  Surely nothing can be more wonderful than hearing for the first time. Continue reading →