UCL Ear Institute


Advanced Adult Rehabilitation

This masterclass is ideal if you have some experience working with people with hearing loss and want to improve your knowledge and rehabilitation skills.

Course dates

Sessions will be held on the following Wednesday mornings:

  • Wednesday 26 October 2022
  • Wednesday 2 November 2022
  • Wednesday 9 November 2022
  • Wednesday 16 November 2022
  • Wednesday 23 November 2022 (for assessments)

This course explores the following themes:

  • Cognition and hearing
  • Hearing therapies
  • Innovative technologies and treatments

Sessions will enable you to participate in discussions with leading experts in the field from universities in the UK and overseas, clinical audiology services and voluntary organisations. Throughout the course period there will be opportunities to interact with like-minded colleagues and the course organisers, Dr Hannah Cooper and Dr Lucy Handscomb. 

Course organisers
  • Dr Lucy Handscomb, UCL Ear Institute
  • Dr Hannah Cooper, UCL Ear Institute
Course contributors
  • Dr Laura Turton, NHS Tayside Audiology and Balance Services, Person-centred care
  • Dr Bhavisha Parmar, UCL Ear Institute, Person-centred care
  • Prof Nick Lesica, UCL Ear Institute, Emerging technologies and techniques
  • Dr Nicola Ridgway, UCL Translational Research Office, Emerging technologies and techniques
  • Clare Lazenbury and Jo Blaquiere, Royal National Ear, Nose and Throat and Eastman Dental Hospitals, Hearing Therapies
  • Ella Howes, UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, Hearing Therapies
  • Dr Gaby Saunders, University of Manchester, Hearing Therapies
  • Jeanne Pring, Dementia Friends - Alzheimer's Society, Cognition and hearing loss
  • Dr Siobhan Brennan, University of Manchester, Cognition and hearing loss
  • Dr Eithne Heffernan, Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Centre, Cognition and hearing loss
Provisional programme (TBC)

Certificates and costs
  • You'll receive a certificate of attendance for completion of the online masterclass.
  • Cost: £500 without assessments; £1075 with assessments