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Certificate in Lipspeaking course – Manchester

closeup of a woman's mouthThe Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies will be running a course early next year in Lipspeaking. The 13-month course will start on Saturday January 18th 2020 and participants will work towards achieving Signature Level 3 Certificate in Lipspeaking. Attendance is one weekend per month and the course will involve study and practice at home, as […]

Tea, Talk and Take Away for people with hearing loss – Edinburgh

A new social group for people with hearing loss will start in Edinburgh later this month. ‘Tea, Talk and Takeaway’ is a chance to meet other people with hearing loss and get involved in cooking a meal in a small social setting. Each week, participants will be introduced to different activities and leave with an […]

Author Bella Bathurst shares experiences for Deaf Awareness Week

Author Bella Bathurst will be speaking about her life experiences and her books at a free event in Edinburgh this week. Come along and join her at Edinburgh Central Library’s George Washington Browne Room on Thursday 9th May from 6.30pm until 8pm. Bella Bathurst writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her first novel, Special, was published in […]

Deaf Awareness Week: 6th-12th May 2019

Deaf Awareness WeekToday marks the start of Deaf Awareness Week, which will run until the 12th May. Organised by the UK Council on Deafness, the week is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss to the wider public. Look out our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and those for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for inspiring stories and […]

Experts raise awareness of link between dementia & hearing loss

A cross-sector summit has taken place bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementia. The event was convened by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) at the Royal College of Practitioners in London. It was attended by BIHIMA Chairman Paul Surridge, The Ear […]