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Non-Profits Coming Together To Facilitate Positive Change
Non-Profits Coming Together To Facilitate Positive Change

It’s not every day that two non-profit organisations collaborate, yet that’s exactly what happened when Chime and the ISPCC worked together.

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Are you Deaf and would like to become a school teacher?
Are you Deaf and would like to become a school teacher?

For the first time in the history of Third Level Education in Ireland there will be a teacher-training course available specifically to Deaf students.

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Registrations now open for Newly Diagnosed Weekend
Registrations now open for Newly Diagnosed Weekend

An innovative, residential information event that brings together a team of experts to answer questions you may have. Limited spaces, bookings essential.

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Chime Profile…Meet Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick
Chime Profile…Meet Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick

A Fundraising professional and keynote speaker, with expertise in business development, communications and inclusive business.

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Media Covers Rebrand and Information Line Launch
Media Covers Rebrand and Information Line Launch

Time certainly flies. It’s been weeks since our official Chime launch and both print and radio media continue to share our exciting news with the wider community.

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Deaf Community Celebrates One Year Anniversary of ISL Act
Deaf Community Celebrates One Year Anniversary of ISL Act

Since the introduction of the Irish Sign Language Act, there have been improvements in some areas however, much work remains to fully implement it.

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Report launched following first study of its kind in 30 years
Report launched following first study of its kind in 30 years

Dr. Elizabeth S. Mathews and Dr. Margaret O’Donnell launched a research report that examines reading among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) pupils in Ireland.

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The Story of Chime - Why have we changed our name?
The Story of Chime - Why have we changed our name?

We recently changed our name from DeafHear to Chime and here we explain some of the reasons why we changed our name and the story of Chime.

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Ireland’s First Information Line for Hearing Loss
Ireland’s First Information Line for Hearing Loss

Chime has recently launched Ireland’s first information line dedicated to issues about hearing loss.

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Do you receive Carer’s Allowance or Carer’s Benefit?
Do you receive Carer’s Allowance or Carer’s Benefit?

From September 1st 2018 people in receipt of Carer's Allowance or Carer's Benefit will be entitled to a GP Visit Card.

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More people get hearing aids in 2017
More people get hearing aids in 2017

Ireland has one of the lowest rates of hearing aid use in the developed world. TILDA, a research group based in Trinity College, reported that only one in five people with hearing loss have hearing aids.

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Changes proposed to Disability Allowance for young people.
Changes proposed to Disability Allowance for young people.

The Strategy’s primary aim was to support people with disabilities who are able to and want to work, to get employment.

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