That’s right… we are giving away 2 signed copies of our new children’s book! Click here to enter the competition here with Any Way To Stay At Home. Good luck from all of us at Microtia UK! Have a read of what Able Magazine thought about our new book, with comments from Hana (trustee) and […]
New Children’s Book!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new and inspiring children’s book, commissioned to raise positive awareness of individuality, diversity, equality and inclusion among children. ‘MI9: The Beginning’, tells a captivating tale of five children who each embrace what makes them different to overcome challenges and save the day in this superhero action-filled […]
Starting Education Booklet
We are really pleased to announce that we have received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund The funding will be used to create a new information guide for children starting in education. It’ll be a valuable resource for families who struggle to find the time to speak to teachers when their child starts […]
Maia Thornton shares findings (see below) from an online survey conducted with parents of children with appearance-affecting conditions, like microtia. She is now developing new support materials for parents/carers and we can’t wait to see them. Exploring the experience of parents and carers of children with appearance affecting conditions or injuries Online survey […]
Charlie was on the BBC News!
A huge well done to Charlie (aged 9) who was featured on the BBC news. Charlie talked about the impact that face masks have had on him and what he thinks the affects might be on other people who are deaf or have any type of hearing loss. You can watch his video here.
Nigel’s Fundraising Journey
Nigel has begun his weight loss journey and we are supporting him all the way! As part of his journey he is raising funds for us as his grandaughter was born with right sided microtia. We can’t wait to receive updates of how he is getting on. He has already raised £157 – Go Nigel! […]
MED-EL Patient Engagement Days
MED-EL have been unable to hold their regular Patient Engagement days which have proved popular over the last few years. Their planned webinar series will commence in February for both potential candidates and existing users. Series 1: • About MED-EL • Types of Hearing Loss • Types of Implants • Referral Process • Q&A Session […]
New reconstructive surgery for microtia leaflets are now available. You can read the leaflet online or request to be posted out a copy by emailing Tina.
New Elephant Teddies In Stock
We are really excited to announce that our new mascot teddies are now in stock for bilateral and left-sided microtia! Both teddies come with a hearing aid attached behind the microtia ear(s) and you can find our charity logo on the foot. Take a look at our shop!
New Children’s Book
We have been working hard behind the scenes creating our new children’s book and here is a sneak preview of one of our draft illustrations. The book is based on 5 superheroes who go on a secret mission on behalf of the Prime Minister. But their mission isn’t so simple as they have to make […]