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Free hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Lipreading Awareness WeekA free six-week course to help individuals manage changes in their hearing, will start in Edinburgh next month (February). Topics covered include: Managing you hearing aids Lipreading Technology There will also be guest speakers, including a volunteer from Hearing Link to speak our services and support. The course will take place on the following dates: […]

Margaret named Self Management Champion of the Year

Margaret Canning was named Self Management Champion of the Year 2019Hearing Link volunteer Margaret Canning has been named the Self Management Champion of the Year by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Margaret from Midlothian was presented with the award at the Self Management Awards ceremony hosted by Alex Neil MSP at the Scottish Parliament on 8th October. Hearing Link supported Margaret after her […]

deafscotland to host mental health summit

deafscotland to host mental health summitdeafscotland is hosting its mental health summit ‘Connect me too’ in Edinburgh later this month (October). The purpose of ‘Connect Us Too’ Summit is to raise awareness about mental health & deafness. deafscotland will be hosting the event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding improving resilience and recognising problems; and most importantly increasing access to […]

Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland events to shape future strategy

ILF Scotland stakeholder groupThe Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, the public body supporting disabled people to live independently in Scotland and Northern Ireland, is inviting all interested parties to have their say on its future strategy through a series of events and an online consultation. Formed in 2015 by the Scottish Government, and operating in both Scotland and […]

Survey – Understanding accessibility in public transport

Survey - Understanding accessibility in public transportAn Edinburgh based startup focused on creating technology to help those with accessibility, disability and mobility needs is carrying out a survey on accessibility in public transport. Passio is running a project which focuses on understanding the needs and challenges faced by people with different disabilities and accessibility challenges when taking public transport. They aspire […]

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