Links to other Health Professionals with Hearing Loss.
UKHPHL – our e-mail group. Click on the link for information about how to join a network of UK Health Professionals with Hearing Loss (HPHLs).
The Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses. We came across this through NOISE email group which until it closed down was an enormously helpful community. The AMPHL website and community remain a significantly helpful source of practical information. Browse the articles and links on the website. You can browse the forum for free but only AMPHL members may post messages. Mostly members are in the USA but there is international membership.
Forum for OTs with disabilities. This excellent website includes information that will be useful for those of us in other professions as well as OTs. Packed with helpful links and resources. Includes a discussion forum for OTs with disabilities.
HCP-Disability. HCP-disability, or in full – Healthcare Professionals with Disability – is a site dedicated to promoting, supporting and providing information about disabled people as healthcare professionals in the UK.
Exceptional Nurse. A non-profit resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession by sharing information and resources. Includes resources for nurses and nursing students with disabilities and nurse educators working with students with disabilities. Site maintained by Donna Maheady who has considerable experience teaching nursing to students with disabilities in the USA. She has also published a couple of books on the subject.
DIVERSE – the UK veterinary medicine disability project. Resources to assist Higher Education Institutions in dealing with disability in veterinary education. Much applies to other health professions.
IPDPS – Improving Provision for Disabled Psychology Students. This project aims to facilitate an improved learning experience for disabled students studying psychology at university, by providing evidence-based information and guidance to staff and potential and current students.
BMJ Careers chronic illness matching scheme. Doctors can request to be matched either with another who has the same illness/disability or to someone who is working in a certain specialty for informal advice.
British Society for Mental Health and Deafness. The British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) is the society for the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people in Britain.