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Read my lips

By Kate Bohdanowicz When I tell people I’m a lipspeaker, they invariably assume I mean lipreader, and go on to ask if I’m working for the police on an undercover operation. The truth is possibly less eyebrow raising, but highly essential – my job is to provide support for deaf people who communicate through lipreading. […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – where to find support

mental healthBy Hearing Link On the final day of our festive series of blogs, we are sharing the ways you can access support for your hearing and mental wellbeing over the Christmas period. Some support services will break for the holiday season, so here is our guide of what to do if you notice a sudden […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – managing social gatherings

By Hearing Link In the third day of our festive blog series, we offer some tips for managing social gatherings at Christmas time. Christmas can be a social time of year, and when you have hearing loss, this may leave you more feeling more exhausted than usual. Groups of people, having to constantly lipread, background […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – looking after your hearing aids

Hearing aidsBy Hearing Link Today, our festive blog series focuses on looking after your hearing aids. After spending much of this year at a distance from our loved ones, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we all want to make the most of any time we can spend with our families this Christmas. If you are hearing […]

Blog: Staying connected this Christmas – Embracing technology

TechnologyBy Hearing Link 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. At one time or another, we have been disconnected from our family and friends due to the social distancing measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. Christmas will not be much different. There is a limit on the numbers of […]

Blog: Amy Morton – Living with hearing loss

By Amy Morton My name is Amy Morton. I am married and have two children aged 8 and 6, I’m a Holistic Therapist by trade. I have had a hearing loss from birth due to a virus my mum had whilst pregnant with me. The virus caused my nerves to be damaged, so unfortunately, all […]

Blog: The Other Side of the Hearing Loss Story

Interview with Audiologist, Dr. Raj Sharma By Carly Sygrove I am always interested in talking to people with different types of hearing loss, to learn about their lives and to tell their stories. Yet, I have rarely thought about the other side of these stories—the narratives of the hearing healthcare professionals such as ENTs and […]

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