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 days:

  • Wednesday 25 October 2023
  • Wednesday 1 November 2023
  • Wednesday 8 November 2023
  • Wednesday 15 November 2023
  • Wednesday 22 November 2023 (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

Speakers include:

  • Dr Bhavisha Parmar, UCL Ear Institute - Communication in Audiology: User Perspective
  • Helen Pryce - Hearing Loss and Patient Reported Experience (HELP) Research Project
  • Prof Nick Lesica, UCL Ear Institute - A Neural Coding Perspective on Hearing Aid Design
  • Dr Nicola Heron, Catapult Medicine Discovery - Drug Development for Hearing Loss
  • Clare Lazenbury and Jo Blaquiere, Royal National Ear, Nose and Throat and Eastman Dental Hospitals - Hearing Therapies
  • Jeanne Pring, Dementia Friends - Dementia Friends Training
  • Dr Siobhan Brennan, University of Manchester - Intellectual Disabilities and Hearing Loss
  • Dr Eithne Heffernan, Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Centre - Dementia and Hearing Loss 


Provisional programme

Certificates and costs
  • You'll receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the masterclass
  • Cost: £600 without assessments; £1075 with assessments

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