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Survey: Experiences sought from students with hearing loss

Glasgow Caledonian University student, Laura Aitken is conducting research for her (BSc Hons) Applied Psychology degree. The aim of her research is to investigate perceived attitudes that deaf students face from hearing students, and how these perceived attitudes influence social exclusion, self-esteem and mental wellbeing of the deaf students. Participants must reside in the UK […]

Pleased to say I was wrong

I mentioned some time ago that Sue wrote ‘Deaf Rider’ across the back of her hi-viz riding vest and I was, frankly, a little unsure about that. Would some people (you know the type) regard that information as a means for making fun of her? I’m delighted to have been proved an idiot. It’s not […]

Volunteers join Great British Dog Walk

Great British Dog Walk - EdinburghHearing Link volunteers were delighted to join our friends from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at the Great British Dog Walk in Edinburgh recently. It was a great opportunity to raise awareness of the support and services Hearing Link offers to people with hearing loss across the UK. The Great British Dog Walk is an […]

Scotland team attend SCOD conference

Scottish Council on DeafnessHearing Link staff in Scotland attended the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD) conference in Glasgow this month. Connect & Collaborate 2018 was an ample opportunity for our team to network with key members of the sector through exchanging of ideas, sharing knowledge and exploring new opportunities. Held in Glasgow, there was a chance to attend […]

Survey: Hearing loss and the criminal justice system

survey clipboardThird year Criminology student Chloe Petmezas-Walker is researching how deaf and hard of hearing people perceive the police and criminal justice system. She has compiled a short survey covering aspects of victimisation, contacting police as well as general views on the topic. Interested participant must complete the questionnaire and consent at: https://leicester.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/how-can-we-improve-justice-for-people-who-are-deaf  Chloe studies at the University […]

Hearing Link volunteer attends parliamentary reception

SCOD WSDCS ReceptionHearing Link staff and volunteers were delighted to attend a parliamentary reception to mark the 90th birthday of the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD) and the 70th anniversary of West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS). Scotland volunteer Robin Wickes attended the evening, held at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, alongside UK Volunteer and Scotland Co-ordinator, […]

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