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Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a very common health condition in adults, but it is often unrecognised and untreated. As we get older, many of us can develop a hearing loss. This brochure explains hearing loss, its effects and available solutions.

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For Health Professionals

Hearing loss is the third most common health condition in adults, and the most common in older people. Due to the impact on those affected and the large number involved, it has a major impact on population health.

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Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing aid technology has changed dramatically. Tiny digital processors are predominantly used as the brains of digital hearing aids - responsible for sorting, processing and even prioritising sounds from the environment to your ear.

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Technology - LifeTech | EduTech

LifeTech and EduTech are specialist technology services to help you live independently and safely. Vital equipment for the home, college and workplace to enable you to overcome any barriers that you might face, in everyday living.

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Services

Chime provides services for Hearing Loss, Families with a Newly Diagnosed Child, the Deaf Community, Teenagers, Tinnitus, Hearing Aid Technology, LifeTech, EduTech, Employers and Organisations, and Health Professionals.

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For Companies

The Chime Charter is a growing network of caring companies who are committed to positive hearing health for their employees and their employee’s families. The majority of people assume hearing loss is a part of the natural aging process.

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Vhi Mini Marathon - FAQs

The event is on the Bank Holiday Sunday on the 2nd June 2019 and starts at 2pm from Fitzwilliam Street Upper, finishing on Baggot Street Lower, Dublin. We're seeking Chime Champions to run, walk, chime in!

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Leave A Legacy

Leaving a bequest to Chime will contribute to us developing a Centre of Excellence for Deaf Children, and delivering strategies for success to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students transitioning to further education or employment.

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What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a condition whereby people experience sounds which do not have an external origin. It has multiple causes. Exposure to loud noise is a common one; it can also be associated with ageing, head or ear surgery or certain drugs.

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Ménière’s Disease

Ménière’s disease (MD) is a disease of the inner ear. The main symptoms are vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss. Initially, the disease usually affects one ear. As it progresses, up to 50% of people will develop it in both ears.

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Newly Diagnosed Weekend

Parents may have questions about hearing loss, audiology, communication and their child's development. The bi-annual Newly Diagnosed Weekend is often the first time parents are able to get information on these topics from leading experts.

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Childhood Hearing Loss

This booklet aims to provide families with information about childhoood hearing loss. It explains about audiograms, hearing aids and cochlear implants, and provides information about different communication approaches.

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Research Report - Pupils

Co-funded by Chime, Dr. Elizabeth S. Mathews and Dr. Margaret O’Donnell have launched a research report that examines reading among deaf and hard of hearing pupils in Ireland. This is the first large study on this in Ireland since the early 90s.

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ISL Videos

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Part 1: Introduction

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Part 2: Strategies

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Part 3: Routines

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Part 4: Hearing Technology

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Part 5: Conversation

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Part 6: The Wider World

Chime C.O.N.N.E.C.T is an acronym for Communication, Observation, Network of Professionals, New Information, Environmental Awareness, Conversation and Top Tips. Irish Sign Language included in this presentation.

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Family Support Services

From the time of diagnosis, right the way through to teenage years, our Family Support Services team understand your need for open communication and easy to understand advice. We understand every family and child is unique. Also with ISL.

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EduTech: Classroom Technology

EduTech is assistive technology for the classroom. If your child is in school or college, our EduTech team work closely with the HSE and Visiting Teachers, to provide this service to reach their full potential. Also with ISL.

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