ACTION ON HEARING LOSS
challenges that people with a hearing loss face can be staggering. 90% of deaf
children are born to hearing parents – 80% of whom will never learn to
communicate fully with their deaf child. As a result, children who are born
deaf often face substantial disadvantages even before they are old enough to
children with a hearing loss reach school age, they less likely to achieve top
grades at GCSE, meaning that they can struggle to find a job when they leave
the education system. Even before the recent economic downturn, people with a
hearing loss were four times more likely to be unemployed than the average
of hearing loss in old age is no joke either – it leaves older people feeling
isolated and suffering from a loss of confidence, cut off from the world around
100 years Action on Hearing Loss has been working to help all the ten million
people in the UK who are deaf or suffer some form of hearing loss. What we do
benefits newborn babies, children, young adults, and older people as well.
oasis of compassion in a desert of indifference” Iain, after calling
our free helpline to ask for advice on how to use his hearing aids.
So pull on your walking boots and register today to help people with hearing
loss. Once you have signed up, our experienced events team is on hand to help
you reach your fundraising goals and support you on this challenging event.
Good luck and thank you!