Advocacy Resources

An initial selection of resources, also available on our open resources page, to help our members in advocacy work. We look forward to adding more. Please send suggestions of resources you find useful.

LIVING GUIDELINES FOR CI FOR ADULTS

LIVING GUIDELINES FOR CI FOR ADULTS

The Living Guidelines Project aims at producing evidence based guidelines for CI in adults, to ensure that those who need CIs get the best possible services. CIICA has a role in ensuring that the user voice is heard in the development of the guidelines, and our Chair, Leo De Raeve is on the Steering Group and Chairs our CONVERSATIONS where you can have your say.
COCHLEAR IMPLANTS FOR DEAF CHILDREN

COCHLEAR IMPLANTS FOR DEAF CHILDREN

Not all children who could benefit have the access to CI or the support to fully benefit from their improved hearing. This new Information resource from CIICA and EUROCIU provides up to date information about the impact of deafness for deaf children and their families, and information and evidence about cochlear implantation in children. Helpful for both families and professionals. Available to download.
IDA’S PERSON CENTRED CARE (PCC) KNOWLEDGE BANK

IDA’S PERSON CENTRED CARE (PCC) KNOWLEDGE BANK

Person Centered Care is increasingly recognised as important in health care and the IDA Institute has been working in this area for some time. They now have some great resources to help us in our busy lives to find the information we need. It brings you studies, reports and tools. Do have a look!
EUROTRAK REPORTS ON UK,FRANCE AND GERMANY: LOW AWARENESS OF CI

EUROTRAK REPORTS ON UK,FRANCE AND GERMANY: LOW AWARENESS OF CI

EuroTrak is the largest comparative multi-country study on hearing loss and hearing aid usage. See the information on the low awareness of CI in UK, France and Germany. What are we doing about this?
Resources for Teachers of the Deaf @BATOD

Resources for Teachers of the Deaf @BATOD

The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf have many resources for teachers and parents and young people on their website. They publish annual reports about teh figures for deaf children in the UK and resources about managing Listening and Cognitive Effort. Do have a look and they are downloadable.
The Real Cost of Hearing Loss

The Real Cost of Hearing Loss

The Real Cost of Hearing Loss looks at the cost of unaddressed hearing loss to the individual and to society. It considers not only economic costs but personal costs.
FIRST VOICE: SOUND OUTCOMES REPORT

FIRST VOICE: SOUND OUTCOMES REPORT

FIRST VOICE SOUND OUTCOMES REPORT FOR 2021. Their report from Australia to share includes data from their members in Australia, New Zealand, S Africa and UK. A useful resource for others.
ONLINE TRAINING FOR RADIOGRAPHERS ABOUT CI

ONLINE TRAINING FOR RADIOGRAPHERS ABOUT CI

This is an important topic -and this training resource for radiographers has been developed to help to prevent problems happening. The resource is on line and easily available - make it known to radiographers everywhere!
AVUK – #HearUsNow! VIDEO RESOURCES

AVUK – #HearUsNow! VIDEO RESOURCES

AVUK have produced some videos, available to share to support your advocacy work: interviews on Perspectives on Hearing, and young people asking the government to HEARUSNOW!
THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT? MEMBERS’ VOICES

THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT? MEMBERS’ VOICES

The Pandemic has had a huge impact globally - and on those with hearing loss and those with CI. Here you can see videos from a range of CI users, families and service providers illustrating the challenges the pandemic has brought and what they have learnt from it.