On this page you will find a few examples of resources we think will be useful to you in your advocacy work: in our Community Members’ pages we look forward to sharing your contributions!

It is a really good idea to share resources and see what is happening in other countries. This is crucial to advocacy work.

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Resources available from CIICA.AISBL to support your CI advocacy work

Resources available from CIICA.AISBL to support your CI advocacy work
Here is a wide range of resources on diverse topics. You will find these useful for your advocacy work.

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.

MORE RESOURCES FROM THE IDA INSTITUTE

MORE RESOURCES FROM THE IDA INSTITUTE
We are delighted to share resources from the IDA Institute and will update it regularly. They have many tools related to Person Centred Care and these are very helpful for those of us interested in advocating for Person Centred CI Services. Look at the great videos too!

CIICA’s summary of The Living Guidelines for Adult CI

CIICA’s summary of The Living Guidelines for Adult CI
The Living Guidelines for Adult CI are designed to address the gap in access to cochlear implantation for adults, and to improve CI services for all adults could benefit. Read about their key messages here, see the full recommendations for the whole process of CI and see our summary to use for your advocacy work.

FROM WHO: NEW SENSORY TOOL KIT

FROM WHO: NEW SENSORY TOOL KIT
The WHO Vision and Eye Care & Ear and Hearing Care Programmes have the pleasure to announce the publication of the Routine Health Information Systems – Sensory Functions toolkit. The toolkit aims to facilitate the monitoring of both eye and ear care services through a standard set of core facility indicators that guide data collection and reporting. FIND OUT MORE HERE.

BATOD AUDIOLOGY REFRESHERS FOR TEACHERS OF THE DEAF

BATOD AUDIOLOGY REFRESHERS FOR TEACHERS OF THE DEAF
Amazing Audiology Resources available on line for teachers of the deaf. An project from British Association of Teachers of the Deaf, jointly funded by the WIlliam Demant Foundation working wiht Deaf Kids International and British Society of Audiology. See how to source them here.

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 had a role in ensuring that the user voice is heard in the development of the guidelines, and held four Conversations where you had your say. DOWNLOAD THE SUMMARY.

Quality Standards for Children, Young People and Adults

Quality Standards for Children, Young People and Adults
With increasing interest in Quality Standards for CI, the British Cochlear Implant Group has revised the current Standards for implantation for children, young people and adults. They are now published and available for your use.

CIICA and EUROCIU launch new resource: WHY HEARING WELL MATTERS FOR HEALTHY AGEING

CIICA and EUROCIU launch new resource: WHY HEARING WELL MATTERS FOR HEALTHY AGEING
Healthy Ageing is linked to addressing hearing loss: reviewing recent research our briefing concludes that addressing hearing loss can support healthy ageing. Read more about this exciting new resource and download it and share!