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Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th November

Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th NovemberThis week, marks Captioning Awareness Week (11th-17th November) run by the arts charity Stagetext. Captioning Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate arts access for d/Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing audiences. A series of events are taking place across the country at theatres, museums, and galleries to show what’s on offer, how access is […]

Hearing access to be debated in Scottish Parliament.

Hearing access to be debated in Scottish ParliamentHearing access will be debated in the Scottish Parliament as part of a motion recognising World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week (3-9 March). The debate will take place on Thursday 28 February at 12:45pm, straight after First Minister’s Questions.  It was lodged by Alexander Stewart, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, and will be […]

Transport and travel meetings – Northern Ireland

The Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (Imtac) is organising five meetings across Northern Ireland in March to discuss transport and travel with disabled people and older people. Imtac is a Committee of disabled and older people that advises Government in Northern Ireland about transport issues. These meetings are being organised so the committee can learn […]

Places left on beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

There’s still time for you to join a free two-year beginners course in lipreading in Edinburgh. Run by the charity Deaf Action, these classes offer hard of hearing adults the chance to boost confidence and communication. It also provides information and support to help manage hearing loss. Classes are relaxed, friendly & fun! Meet others […]

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