communication

10% off our range of communication cards

Communication cardsPlease note: This offer has now ended. This month (January) over at the Hearing Link shop, there’s 10& off our range of awareness cards. There are five to choose from, these include: Credit card-sized: ‘I have hearing loss’ or ‘I’m a lipreader’ card ‘I have a hearing loss’ lanyard card ‘I have a hearing loss’ […]

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: 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 […]

New products available to make life easier for deaf people

ClearMaskWe are now offering the ClearMask™ transparent face covering and a ‘I have hearing loss and I lipread’ face covering in our  online shop, to help make things easier for deaf people who lipread.  With face coverings mandatory in places like shops and supermarkets, deaf people and those with hearing loss who rely on lipreading […]

City Lit launches online lipreading classes for beginners

Lipreading Awareness WeekCity Lit in London is now offering its Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss classes online for the first time, starting next month (October).   If you have recently noticed changes in your hearing or you are having difficulty following a conversation even though you may wear a hearing aid, lipreading can really improve communication.   Learning to lipread can help you […]

Cochlear implant users needed for Covid-19 study

Please note: This survey has now closed. The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is looking for adults who use at least one cochlear implant to assist in a new research. The study aims to better understand the impact that the measures introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of face-masks and the […]

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