Following the loss of her son, Jon in 2018, Susana decided to write a book, partly as a tribute, partly as a therapy and partly to share her experience of her fight to obtain the best possible scenario for her disabled child.
You may remember that our volunteer May Wood featured in a 2019 e-book Humans of Scotland. The book, produced by The Alliance in Scotland, featured 30 inspirational stories from people across Scotland, with a foreword by Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister. The Humans of Scotland project, running since 2018, has sought to provide a platform for […]
We’ve received a number of updates recently from researchers whose projects touch on hearing loss-related issues in one way or another. If you would like to participate in any of these initiatives, brief details are below. Chioma Nwaefulu from Bath University would like to hear from people with hearing loss to help him design a […]
Disabled people up and down the country are being urged to make their voices heard to shape the future of the benefits system, by responding to the Health and Disability Green Paper consultation. The 12-week online survey will close on Monday 11th October 2021 and Chloe Smith MP, Minister for Disabled People, has issued a […]
This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office of the UK Government is developing a National Strategy for Disabled People. To help them to understand the barriers that disabled people face and what it may need to focus upon to improve the […]
This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment (ADP) which will be replacing Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in Scotland. The consultation will remain open until 15th March 2021, and your views are being sought via […]
Views are being sought by the Independent Living Fund (ILF) – the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently – for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to […]