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Lipreading classes – a lifeline to people with hearing loss in lockdown and beyond

By Lorraine Braggins Everyone felt cut off from friends and family during lockdown. But for those with hearing loss, feeling isolated can be a daily occurrence even in normal times. Losing your hearing can have a drastic effect on every day communication with family, friends, colleagues and people you encounter out and about in daily […]

Survey: Experiences sought from students with hearing loss

Glasgow Caledonian University student, Laura Aitken is conducting research for her (BSc Hons) Applied Psychology degree. The aim of her research is to investigate perceived attitudes that deaf students face from hearing students, and how these perceived attitudes influence social exclusion, self-esteem and mental wellbeing of the deaf students. Participants must reside in the UK […]

deafPLUS workshops on identifying & responding to hate crime

deafPLUS - hate crime workshops flyerDeafPLUS, a charity supporting Deaf and hard of hearing people, have developed workshops to help raise understanding of D/deaf targeted hate crimes. The workshops are part of a project aimed at increasing awareness of Deaf Hate Crime amongst Hard of Hearing people and will work to gather evidence via questionnaires of peoples’ understanding and experiences of […]

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