Ears & Hearing

L IMG 2365

Return to the Ears & Hearing page to see all resources  

#ThinkDo

  • Download this #ThinkDo card (click on the image to see it in more detail). 
    Teachers: Why not use this as a lesson starter? 
    Students: After you have done the activities on the card print it out as a revision card and use it to make revision notes on.
Hearing aids user copy


Other Links

  • Rather than trying to hide hearing aids, which designer Julia Marina Cunha says perpetuates the idea that hearing loss is something to be ashamed of, the OH is designed to be both a hearing aid and fashion accessory. The external rings can be changed with a range of colours and textures being available, and it can either be worn as an ear ring or attached in another position around the ear. 
  • Take a look at these posters by the DfE on the dos and don’ts of designing for accessibility, including hearing loss 
  • Article on thinking differently when designing hearing aids and how designers might challenge the assumption that these products should be invisible and how they might instead be designed as a fashion accessory. 


Return to the Ears & Hearing page to see all resources  


Want to contact us?

© Boyd Education  2012   text, images & ideas on this website are the copyright of Julie Boyd & may not be copied or reproduced without permission.. All rights Reserved.