If you’ve been away on holiday over the Christmas period, some of you will have been returning to “full-on” office noise.
Often when I’m on holiday, I begin to use my hearing aids sporadically. Whilst it can result in lots of conversations starting with ‘What’s that?’, and ‘What did you say?’, I tell myself that I can usually get by. Although I do end up putting them back in at some point for the sake of harmonious relationships.
With 2015 coming to a close, I’ve taken the opportunity to reflect on the top five Hear 2 Work posts. This tells me what you’ve enjoyed reading so far, and with that in mind, will help me plan for future posts in 2016. Anyway, here they are… Continue reading The top five Hear 2 Work posts of 2015
I hope you’ve all had a lovely time over the Christmas period and have some great plans to celebrate the New Year!
You might have noticed that I’ve been quieter than usual in the past week and as well as having some down time myself with family, I’ve also been working on transferring this blog onto my own website, Hear2Work.com. Continue reading Blog update and plans for 2016
A couple of weeks ago I attended a workshop, (which was an excellent workshop by the way). However, there was a group session which involved working in pairs and with well over a dozen pairs of people in the room, it was obviously very noisy. So noisy in fact, that I almost had to ask the person I was paired with, if we could go outside of the room to talk.
A guest blog post by Lorraine Gailey, Chief Executive of Hearing Link
Many of us will experience hearing loss at some stage of our lives, and for some of us, the impact will be devastating. Currently around 1 in 10 adults, around six million people in the UK, are living with some degree of hearing loss.
I attended a meeting a while ago and found that two people there had made arrangements to have their own personal palantypist (also known as speech to text reporting or STTR).
Whilst I had known that there would be a palantypist at the meeting, based on my experience of local hard of hearing groups I had been to, I expected their ‘output’ to be available to everyone at the meeting with the typing being projected onto a screen for everyone to see. Continue reading Using a Palantypist (or speech to text reporter)