Young adults (17-25 years)
Please find below links to studies involving young adults, their families and professionals working with them. Research at The Ear Foundation is conducted mainly around the views and experiences of families, users of technology and professionals; these are highlighted below. Other studies include educational, language and communication outcomes.
- Technology & Communication support - Young adults' views
- Wireless hearing technology - Young people's & young adults' views
Other studies including young adults and/or which may be relevant to young adults:
- Adults who did or did not proceed with bone conducting hearing implants (BCHI) - Adults' & Professionals' perspectives - in progress (contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Bimodal technology - Adults' perspectives
- Children with complex needs - Literature review
- Tinnitus & hearing loss - Adults' perspectives
- Uptake and evaluation of hearing technologies - Adults' perspectives
- Action Group for Adult Cochlear Implantation - Adults' perspectives, literature reviews, health economics, policies and current situation
- Cochlear implant service delivery - Adults', Carers' & Professionals' perspectives
- Bone conducting hearing implants - Adults' perspectives
- Bone conducting hearing implants for those with single-sided deafness (SSD) - Adults' perspectives
- FM/RM Usage - Adults' perspectives
The Ear Foundation also hosts a Facebook group for young adults (17-25 years of age) - parents are also able to join - please click here to visit the group.
For more information about events, courses and services for young adults, please click here.
To try different assistive listening devices, please click here for more information on our technical sessions.
To become involved in our Research, please visit this page.