11th EURO-CIU Symposium and General Assembly in Finland, April 2017

11th EURO-CIU Symposium and General Assembly in Finland, April 2017

European Friendship Week 2016

EURO-CIU Newsletter. September 2016

A collaboration between EURO-CIU and The Ear Foundation

006 EUROCIU Ear FoundationAn intercultural exchange between 39 young people from 7 countries.

The European Friendship Week (EFW) welcomed 39 deaf young people with cochlear implants, from Denmark, Germany, Finland, Hungary, Spain, Turkey and the UK.

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Adult Hearing Loss in Europe 2016

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Flyer BrusselsInfluencing hearing health care decisions & access to today’s hearing technologies for adults: a European strategy
Kartuizer Center, Brussels
Monday 26 September 2016

Chair: Sue Archbold

  • 09:30 – 09.45 Introduction Sue Archbold & Shelly Chadha
  • 09.45 – 10.00 Impact of Hearing Loss: A personal story Peter Helmhout
  • 10.00 – 10.20 Hearing Technologies Impact on Hearing: and a lot more! Soren Hougaard
  • 10.20 – 10.45 Economic Impact of Hearing Loss: France Laurence Hartmann
  • 10.45 – 11.00 Adult Hearing Loss: Sweden Ann-Charlotte Gyllenram
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee
  • 11.30 – 11.50 Scale of the Challenge: Chris Wood
  • 11.50 – 12.05 Adult Cochlear Implantation: the Belgium experience Leo De Raeve
  • 12.05 – 12.30 Hearing Loss and Age-related Cognitive Decline: Helene Amieva
  • 12.30 – 12.40 Screening in Elderly: Krishan Ramdoo
  • 12.40 – 13.00 Health Economics Impact: Ciaran O’Neil
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Chair: Brian Lamb

  • 14.00 – 14.10 Being Heard: Don’t talk about us without us Lidia Best
  • 14.10 – 14.25 Quality of Life for CI Users?: Teresa Amat
  • 14.25 – 14.45 Meeting Increasing Demand: Wendy Huinck
  • 14.45 – 15.00 Innovation in Services: Jagjit Sethi
  • 15.00 – 15.20 The German Experience: Thomas Lenarz
  • 15.20 – 15.40 Return on Investment in Hearing Care: Mark Laureyns
  • 15.40 – 16.00 The Report: Call to action Brian Lamb
  • 16:00 Close

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EDF & ORACLE give 8.000 € scholarship to estudent with disability

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15/09!

EDF and Oracle give a scholarship of 8.000 EUR to a student with disability of a high education programme studying in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the academic year of 2016-2017.

The scholarship will be awarded based on a project or thesis that will be conducted during the academic year. The project or thesis should take into account the needs of persons with disabilities in terms of accessibility to ICT and/or an innovative solution to enhance their access.

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2nd Music Festival ‘Beats of Cochlea’ in Warsaw, 11-14 July 2016

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Beats of cochlea 2015Only one month to go before the 2nd International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders ‘Beats of Cochlea’! On July 11th the second edition of the extraordinary Music Festival will begin. Wonderful, talented musicians with hearing implants will rock the audience again!

By now all of must have heard about the International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders ‘Beats of Cochlea’ – the international music competition created to show the unique musical talents of people using hearing implants. The Festival was for the first time organized one year ago, on the initiative of Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, first Polish surgeon performing cochlear implantations back in 1992, today the director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Warsaw, one of the leading European hearing implant centres. The idea of the Festival was born much earlier, inspired by his implanted and very talented patients.

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2nd International Music Festival for Children, Youths, and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea”

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Beats of CochleaThe International Music Festival for Children, Youths, and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea” is an original project initiated by Professor Henryk Skarżyński, first in Poland surgeon to perform cochlear implantation in a totally deaf patient in 1992. The idea is to show to the wide audience musical talents saved by high-tech advances in science and medicine.

The 1st International Music Festival for Children, Youths, and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea” took place in July 2015. Over 100 implant users from such countries as Argentina, China, Portugal and the United Kingdom have sent their applications to participate in the Festival. We hosted 35 people who came to Warsaw for auditions.