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Online lecture 10th April: Musical perception of a deafblind cochlear implant

On Wednesday 10 th April 2013, there will be an online lecture by music therapist Russ Palmer, who will share his experiences as a deafblind cochlear implant user. The online lecture takes place at: 10:30 – 12:30 Finnish time (GMT+3*) 09:30…

A Video describing SensAge

A Video describing SensAge can be seen at here. Playing time is 6 mins 06 seconds. The commentary is by John Harris, Coordinator of the SensAge Project. He describes the rationale and process of the Project, emphasising the objective of…

SensAge Newsletter August 2012

Content of the second newsletter of SensAge - Lifelong learning needs for ageing people with sensory disabilities In this newsletter you will find information about: The first SensAge Conference in Zagreb, Croatia VII International forum…

The 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012)

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Event capacity: 500 Event location: India, New Delhi Event data: 09/09/2012 - 09/21/2012 Transed 2012 Svayam, an initiative of S. J. Charitable Trust, India is proud to announce that the 13th International Conference on Mobility and…

Listen to the stories of people living with visual impairment at Inclusive Stories

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Have you ever thought about what inspired you to take the most difficult decision in your life? Think about it and you will realize that it's the stories of people that you have met or heard of that serve as the strongest source of inspiration!…

Open access journals

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. Click here to go to the website. Aim & Scope The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility…

Trailer for Silent Memoirs – Life Stories from the Deaf

Captioned version for the hearing. SILENT MEMOIRS is series of documentary style webisodes focusing on the education of the Deaf community, as told by members of that community. How the Deaf are taught, whether to mainstream them with…

Gene Therapy Holds Promise for Reversing Congenital Hearing Loss

A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness. ScienceDaily (July 25, 2012) — A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse…

International Journal: Gerontology

Gerontology, International Journal of Experimental, Clinical Behavioural, Regenerative and Technological Gerontology. Gerontology, comprehensive coverage of gerontological research, also coverage of visual and hearing impairment. Aims and…

Lifelong Learning Needs for Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities

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European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. It is already a well-known fact that people in Europe are aging rapidly. According to the latest researches of the World Health Organization (WHO) the median age of the Europeans…

‘VIPP’ rehab programme activates visually impaired elderly

‘VIPP’ - Visually Impaired Elderly Persons Participating. Participants proved to benefit from a group rehabilitation programme aimed at improving participation of visually impaired elderly. The ‘VIPP’ (Visually Impaired elderly Persons…