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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 […]

Free six-week course for hearing loss – Edinburgh

Free six-week course for hearing loss - EdinburghA free course covering topics to help manage hearing loss will start in Edinburgh this August (2019). Managing your hearing loss course will run from Thursday August 22nd until 26th September from 6-8pm at the South Bridge Resource Centre, 6 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. This course will have guest speakers – including Hearing Link – covering […]

Sensory needs assessment – Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) surveyThe Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) is looking for the views of adults with sensory impairments (hearing and/or vision) and their carers living in Edinburgh. These will be used to shape new Health and Social Care services, and help to guide the implementation of the Scottish Government’s See Hear strategy in the city. […]

Tea, Talk and Take Away for people with hearing loss – Edinburgh

A new social group for people with hearing loss will start in Edinburgh later this month. ‘Tea, Talk and Takeaway’ is a chance to meet other people with hearing loss and get involved in cooking a meal in a small social setting. Each week, participants will be introduced to different activities and leave with an […]

Author Bella Bathurst shares experiences for Deaf Awareness Week

Author Bella Bathurst will be speaking about her life experiences and her books at a free event in Edinburgh this week. Come along and join her at Edinburgh Central Library’s George Washington Browne Room on Thursday 9th May from 6.30pm until 8pm. Bella Bathurst writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her first novel, Special, was published in […]

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