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Hearing Link drop-in sessions set for Edinburgh

NHS patients in Edinburgh will soon be able to access our unique support through a new pilot service. Hearing Link volunteers will be providing emotional and practical support at monthly drop-in sessions to be held at the Adult Audiology Department, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. Our team, who all have direct experience of living with hearing loss, […]

Volunteers attend ATLA conference

ATLA Conference and AGM

Our wonderful volunteers May Wood and Catherine Pow flew the Hearing Link flag in Edinburgh last weekend. They attended the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA) conference and AGM held at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre on Saturday. It was the first time the conference has been held in Scotland for a […]

Free six week hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Do you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experiences? ‘Managing your hearing loss‘ is a free six week course taking place at Southside Community Centre in Edinburgh starting on Thursday 17th May, and taking place from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. […]

Date set for ATLA conference & AGM

lipreading

The Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA) is hosting its conference and AGM in Scotland next month. You can join the event at Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre, St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh, on Saturday May 12th. Presentations on the day include: ‘The Future of Audiology & Hearing Aids’ by Adrian Carragher of NHS […]

Volunteers join Great British Dog Walk

Great British Dog Walk - Edinburgh

Hearing 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 […]

Volunteer takes part in experimental theatre performance

Ann Thallon theatre performance

‘Living with the Volcano’: Arts accessibility made manifest at Edinburgh Multi-Artform Venue A Hearing Link volunteer has taken part in an experimental theatre performance in Edinburgh. Ann Thallon, who has a severe hearing loss, worked intensively with musician/theatre maker Greg Sinclair and visual artist Kate Temple to develop and share ‘Volcano’. The project was funded […]

ATLA coffee morning to be held in Edinburgh

ATLA Coffee morning

The Scottish group of the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults is hosting a coffee morning on Saturday 2nd December in Edinburgh.   Join them at Deaf Action, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh from 1pm-4pm.   There will be Christmas cards on sale, a raffle and tombola.   Money raised at the event will go to supporting lipreading tutors in […]

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