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Let’s Hear Salford awareness event

A very successful Let’s Hear event was held by the Let’s Hear Salford group. The afternoon, held at the Pendleton Gateway Centre, was a Hearing Awareness drop in and a celebration of the hard work and achievements of the group to date. It also offered the people of Salford the opportunity to visit a variety of […]

Volunteers attend ATLA conference

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 […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2018

Today is the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2018.  The week is co-ordinated by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCod) and is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss and the impact it can have on the lives of an individual and their families.  A series of events are taking place across the country, and […]

Technology day for sensory loss – Fife

People with sensory loss in Fife can find out more about the types of assistive technology that could help them at a new series of event taking place across the region. Visitors to the Technology Days can find out more about useful products that are helpful and on the move.  The events are being run in partnership […]

Phone calls are causing frustration and stress

People with hearing loss want to be able to make and receive phone calls more easily than they are currently able to, according to new survey research. More than 1,100 people, aged 18 to 80 plus, answered questions about their experiences of making and receiving phone calls.  60% of all respondents were hearing aid users, […]

Deafness affects partners too, new research finds

Research by the University of Nottingham has found that partners of people who have lost their hearing experience frustration, anger and upset. The research team reviewed 78 studies about the impact of deafness and those closest to them. Partners reported becoming socially isolated and exhausted. Read the full story on the Daily Mail website: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4953766/Partners-people-going-deaf-endure-frustration.html#ixzz4v61XtPMN

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