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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

ATLA Conference and AGMOur 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

Deaf Awareness WeekToday 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

Senior adult couple using smart phone-close upPeople 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

Telephone handsetPeople 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, […]

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