We are looking for people of all ages who have developed some hearing loss to take part in an interview discussion for 1 hour in-home.
Monday 4th December, Tuesday 5th December or Wednesday 6th December 2017
Times to be arranged
Please answer the questions below.
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Working status i.e. Student, Full time working, part time working, etc.
Who do you live with at home?
If you have children, please tell us their ages.
Is your household income?
Which of the following best describes you?
I have been deaf since birth
I was not born deaf but my hearing has diminished to the stage I am now
I was born with hearing loss and the level had been constant throughout my life
I was not born with hearing loss but it has developed in my lifestyle
Is your hearing loss in both ears? Yes/No?
How long ago did your hearing loss begin?
Which of the following have become noticeably more difficult since your hearing loss began?
Watching TV without subtitles
Making/receiving telephone calls
Understanding conversations without visual cues
Following group conversations
Understanding people talking if there is a lot of background noise
Are you able to make a telephone call without any help such as without using a specialised phone, someone else to help me, using text/video messaging, etc?
What percentage of your hearing have you now lost?
Would you need a British sign language interpreter to help you during the interview? Yes/No?
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to reply to all emails or phone messages. We receive lots of responses to researches that are emailed out. You will be contacted by phone if your application is successful. However, we apologise if you do not hear from us, but please keep trying for future projects that are sent out.