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 […]
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 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 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.
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!
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 […]
Microtia UK Team Up With UK’s Biggest Event Organisers To Create 2.6 Challenge Thousands of fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to Covid-19 with a devastating impact on charity income that means many charities are facing closure. In response, Microtia UK and other mass-participation events organisers across the country have come together to create a new campaign to raise vital […]
Our social media pages may be a quiet during this time but we are still here for you and your family. Please join our charity support group for continued social and emotional support – Microtia Mingle UK (Microtia UK Support Group) Thank you ? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.microtiauk.org