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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 […]

Impact of hearing loss on family members – Edinburgh survey

A Edinburgh student is investigating the impact of hearing loss on family members as part of her university dissertation. Abbey Anderson, who is studying audiology at Queen Margaret University, is looking for individual to support her research by completing an online survey. The study looks at how family members are affected by hearing loss and […]

LinkUp group meets in Edinburgh

Our first LinkUp group was held in Edinburgh recently for individuals and their family members seeking information and support for hearing loss. These groups have already successfully run across England since last year, and we were delighted to welcome along a full group for this first event in Scotland’s capital. The participants talked about technology, […]

Volunteers link up with programme beneficiary at community sessions

Our Hearing Link Scotland volunteers met a familiar face at our recent drop-in session in Edinburgh. Margaret Canning and Ann Thallon were delighted to reunite with former programme beneficiary Bill Carle (pictured) earlier this month (October). Bill previously attended our Self Management Programme in Edinburgh in 2015 which was facilitated by Ann and Margaret, as […]

Free managing your hearing loss course – Edinburgh

A free six-week course for managing hearing loss will start in Edinburgh in November 2018.A free six-week course for managing hearing loss will start in Edinburgh this November. Starting on Thursday 1st November at South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh; the course is a chance to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experiences. The group will take place from 6-8pm. Different topics such as managing […]

Free beginners lipreading classes – Scotland

Free beginners lipreading classes – ScotlandThe charity Deaf Action is hosting a series of free beginners lipreading classes in Scotland from October. The two-year courses for adults with hearing loss aim to boost confidence and provide information and support to help individuals manage their hearing. The courses will take place in the following locations: Edinburgh – Monday 1st October: 10.30am-12.30pm […]

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