Hearing Link

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019

Congratulations to our affiliated group and club – Banbridge Lipreading Group – for successfully obtaining funding to run lipreading classes in 2019. Run by Rathfriland couple Les and Ramona Williams, the classes support people of all ages in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and other areas. The funding will allow the group to continue to run classes […]

Places left on beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

Free lipreading classes in Edinburgh starting 2019There’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 […]

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing loss

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing lossBarclays bank customers who have hearing loss will be able to have their telephone conversations with the bank interpreted by a lipspeaker, thanks to a new service. In a UK banking first, this new development aims to make sure all Barclays customers are able to access telephone banking services more easily. Once a customer has […]

Black Friday deal – save £2 on badges multipack!

A set of badges informing that the wearer has a hearing lossBlack Friday is approaching and to celebrate customers at the Hearing Link shop can enjoy £2 off our communication badges multi-pack. This deal is only valid until Monday 26th November, so you need to be quick to take advantage of this popular item at reduced price. Visit: https://shop.hearinglink.org/black-friday-deal-pack-of-4-badges-99-p.asp. Terms apply. Delivery is charged additionally. Offer valid […]

Free beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

lipreadingThe Scottish charity Deaf Action is to host a free lipreading course for adults in Edinburgh. The two-year programme is for adults who have a hearing loss and want to boost their confidence and communication skills by learning to lipread. The course offers information and support to manage your hearing. It is a great way […]

Lipreading teacher training opportunity – Manchester

Grants, loans and bursaries for lipreading tutor trainingThe Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies has recently received some additional funding to provide grants, interest free loans and bursaries to people training as lipreading teachers. Lipreading classes can be immensely helpful and empowering in many ways for people who have a hearing loss.  They are also friendly, supportive and informal, enabling people to share problems […]

Belfast information day

Belfast hearing loss information dayWe were delighted to see so many people turn out for our information day in Belfast last Wednesday (12th September). As part of the Big Lottery Funded Connect Hear Project, we held the event at Strandtown Baptist Church, Belfast, on Wednesday 12th September. The session was well attended with 35 energetic people (40 if we […]

Pin It on Pinterest