People from culturally and languistically diverse backgrounds are invited to participate in a research study.
What is the research about?
Hearing loss causes communication difficulties and limits education and employment opportunities. Hearing loss also makes it hard to take part in social activities and reduces people’s physical and mental health. Effective help for hearing loss is available, but people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities are less likely to access it.
The reasons for this are not clear. In this project, we will work with people from CALD backgrounds and hearing health care providers to:
Are you eligible?
You can participate in the study if:
You are a permanent resident or citizen in Australia
You or your parents were born in a country other than Australia
You speak one of the below languages at home OR belong to these communities: Mandarin, Arabic, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Punjabi, Greek, Dari, Somali
You have hearing difficulties, or you have a family member with hearing difficulties
Register your interest HERE.
Or contact Mansoureh Nickbakht:
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05-Jun-2023 10:27 AM (AEST)