Hearing Link Services blogs

Hearing Link Services is delighted to host a number of guest bloggers chronicling their unique and personal hearing loss journeys.

On this page there are posts from all our bloggers mixed together.

  • To read Tony Long’s blog about learning to adapt to his wife’s deafness, please visit this page.
  • To read Kirsteen Allison’s cochlear implant blog please visit this page.
  • To read Maggi Summerhill’s blog about family life and hearing loss please visit this page.

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The Top 5 Must-Have Accessories for Your Hearing Aid: part 1

Hearing aidsBy James A Grindlay We all know that hearing aids vary wildly in their usefulness and consistency: some can be fantastic for years, and some are duds right out of the box. However, there’s always a chance to improve what they can offer, regardless of their performance. Why? Well, accessories of course! Whether it’s a […]

Is your hearing aid or cochlear implant part of your body or merely a piece of property?

cochlear implantBy Dr Rachael Dixon University of Birmingham The law as it stands operates on a person-thing distinction meaning law applies to either a person or a thing. Advances in medical device technology have seen persons and things become increasingly intertwined. Many people have become ‘Everyday Cyborgs’. This is a term we use in our research […]

A Strictly Rose blooms

Rose Ayling-Ellis on StrictlyBy Sylvia Irvine-Robertson Congratulations to Rose Ayling-Ellis and her partner Giovanni Pernice following their stupendous success in Strictly Come Dancing 2021 in winning the glitterball! I have been following Rose’s progress with keen interest since the start of the competition in the hope that not only would she show promise as a dancer, but would […]

Blog: How our audiology clinic is making communication easier

By Frazer Paterson Audiologist, Almond Hearing  Audiologist Frazer Paterson shares how his private audiology clinic in Scotland has adapted to barriers presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and sought to make communication easier for his clients who rely on lipreading. Hands. Face. Space.  Three words we are all reminded of regularly as the UK Government advice […]

Blog: Amy Morton – campaigning for an inclusive roadmap out of lockdown

Hello for those of you who don’t know me, my name is Amy, I’m married with two young children. I’ve had a severe hearing loss in both ears since birth although wasn’t diagnosed till I was nearly four years old. In October last year, I set up Living with Hearing Loss and I have been […]

Blog: Please help people with sudden hearing loss

By Carly Sygrove Hi, I’m Carly. Four years ago when I was 34, I lost the hearing in my left ear. I wasn’t ill at the time and I had never had any problems with my ears. It was a normal day until all of a sudden, my head filled with pressure and a loud […]

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