HARD OF HEARING
The National Foundation for the Deaf chief executive Louise Carroll is challenging the community to join this year’s
Deaf Silent Leadership Challenge. ‘‘We’re asking corporate and community leaders to experience what it’s like to have a hearing loss, for just an hour,’’ she says. Carroll, whose hearing loss is a result of an injury, has been significantly helped by wearing hearing aids. She says hearing loss is an invisible disability. The event will see participants tackle three communication challenges at work and one at home while wearing bright yellow hearing protectors to simulate deafness on August 5. Register online at silentleadershipchallenge.com or call 0800 867 446.