University of Edinburgh

Acoustics and Assistive Listening Devices Information Day

Date: Thursday, 7th June 2018
Venue: SSC, Edinburgh
Time: 9.30 am - 3.30 pm

NOTE - closing date for course is 17th May 2018


This information day will provide you with the opportunity to hear up-to-date information on equipment and resources to support deaf pupils. The day will include presentations from the following organisations and speakers.

  • Richard Vaughan, Connevans: Richard will present and demonstrate a new product called "Babble Guard" and the Aurical HIT hearing aid test box.
  • Gareth Challis, Frontrow: Gareth will present and demonstrate the Juno Classroom Soundfield System.
  • Tim Simmons, The Woolly Shepherd - natural acoustic solutions: These products enhance classroom environments by reducing background noise and improving speech intelligibility.
  • Tony Murphy, Phonak: Tony will provide an update from Phonak and demonstrate the Roger Touchscreen.

Presenters will have an individual presentation time and exhibition stands set up to provide examples. Refreshments will be provided.

Target Audience

All professionals working with deaf children and young people either in mainstream or specialist provision.