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Have your say on future of disability support fund – Northern Ireland

Independent Living Fund (ILF) events in Northern IrelandViews are being sought by the  Independent Living Fund (ILF) – the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently – for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to […]

Student research into wellbeing and emotions in deaf adults

Clinical Psychology student Jessica Creighton is conducting a research study into the wellbeing and emotions in deaf adults. She is looking for persons aged 18 and over, who have hearing loss, to complete an online study.  This survey will ask questions about deafness, how they feel, their wellbeing and their relationships. This should take around […]

New lipreading classes to begin in Portadown

New lipreading classes to begin in PortadownThe Banbridge Lipreading group will start a new 8-week lipreading course in Portadown from next month (March). The class will be held at CherryTrees Resource Centre, Edenberry Gardens, BT63 5EA from Tuesday 17th March from 2pm-4pm. The classes are free and are a good opportunity to socialise with others who have hearing loss. A further […]

Awards recognise best and worst examples of hearing access

Ideas for Ears has joined forces with Forth Valley Hearing Access Forum to run the UK’s first-ever Hearing Access AwardsIdeas for Ears has joined forces with the community group Forth Valley Hearing Access Forum to run the UK’s first-ever Hearing Access Awards. 12 worthy winners and six worst offenders were identified, each one representing great or poor experiences that people with hearing loss have had. They acknowledge individuals and organisations who have knocked down […]

Lipreading trust looking for new trustees

Lipreading trust looking for new trusteesThe Central England Lipreading Support Trust (CELST) are recruiting a new chairperson and trustees to join its successful team and lead them into the next stage of its development. CELST is a registered UK charity based in central England that has been running free to participate lipreading and deaf awareness courses throughout the region since […]

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