Hearing Loss Facts
Hearing loss is the largest disability, affecting 1 in 6 people
That's approximately 10 million people in the uk. source: Action on hearing
>Hearing loss is a disability that is rarely noticed
Many hearing aid users do not appear disabled. Unlike wheelchair users ( less than 8% of disabled people) source: Action on hearing, their disability is not obvious. As a consequence they are overlooked. It would be totally unacceptable if this was to happen to a wheelchair user or other physically disabled person, yet it happens all the time to the 1 in 6 of the uk population with hearing loss.