LinkUp Groups are back!
If you live with hearing loss, you’re not alone… and our popular LinkUp Groups are back in 2022, to help you manage your hearing journey.
LinkUp Groups are free two-day support groups for people with hearing loss. They are designed and run by people with lived and professional experience of hearing loss.
For the past couple of years, we’ve run LinkUps as online gatherings. They’ve been very well received by the participants – here are a few recent comments:
‘Volunteers and facilitators were excellent being both helpful and informative. Initially I felt very daunted by the link up, but was made very welcome and my confidence increased’
‘Being able to meet other people in the same situation as myself was so rewarding, especially when it feels like I am the only one. To be able to listen to other people’s experiences and their personal coping strategies was an eye opener, if other people can do it, why can’t I?’
‘To hear from people who have experienced what we are going through and come through it gives us hope for the future, to hear from people with different hearing loss and how different their problems are, and to feel at the end of the 2 days there is help out there and you’re not alone’
These online groups will continue, but we’re delighted to confirm that the in-person LinkUp groups are resuming. The dates for your diary are:-
- Edinburgh, Scotland – 20-22 May
- Cookstown, Northern Ireland – 17-19 June
- Princes Risborough nr High Wycombe, England – 29-31 July