Organization: Cambridge Global Health Partnerships and Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Project title: Changing Mindsets : Engaging children to think about hearing differences and hearing technology using Harry Potter books

Primary region: EUR

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Description:

Social media and website launch of a publication in the British Medical Journal where a young patient collaborated with a Cambridge paediatrician to write about changing mindsets by considering parallels between hearing differences and the world of Harry Potter. World Hearing Forum priorities are addressed in the article. The paper aims to reach child health professionals, paediatricians and young people to change mindsets and consider the benefit of assistive technologies in ear and hearing care.

Submitter: Tamsin Holland Brown