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Please visit the links below to see details of our current social events. Previous social events can be found in the news section of our website.

D/deaf Accessible Event at the British Library

The British Library, in Euston Road, London (NW1 2DB) is holding a FREE drop in event entitled Family Day: Our World.  This will be held on: Saturday, 23rd September 2023 from 12:00 - 16:00 An exciting family day - suitable for all ages, celebrating community, languages, nature and travel.  The event will feature London Zoo, Maths on Toast and Oregami as well as other activities and opportunities. Continue reading →

Is music an option for Cochlear Implant users?

USAIS patients will often ask whether they will be able to enjoy music after their operation.  USAIS' Dr Mary Grasmeder did develop a music programme to support patients with their hearing development and enjoyment of life and hosted training sessions around this.  You can read more about this here. The music programme and training sessions have now been superseded by more recent developments. Continue reading →

BSL Exhibition Tour – John Hansard Gallery

On 15th April 2023 there will be a BSL tour of David Blandy's Atomic Light Exhibition.  The tour guide will be Martin Glover, a British Sign Language user. Atomic Light tells the story of David Blandy's grandfather, a World War II prisoner of War, who believed that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima saved his life.  The exhibition allows visitors to explore this haunting question. Continue reading →

MEDEL events for CI users and people considering a hearing implant

About MED-EL MED-EL manufacture a range of hearing implants and devices for babies, children, and adults. As the industry’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, MED−EL products are the result of over 40 years of focused research and a commitment by our founders to foster a company culture of excellence. MED-EL are present in over 120 countries, supporting over 200,000 users and their families across the world. Continue reading →