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Lipreading teacher training opportunity – Manchester

Grants, loans and bursaries for lipreading tutor trainingThe Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies has recently received some additional funding to provide grants, interest free loans and bursaries to people training as lipreading teachers. Lipreading classes can be immensely helpful and empowering in many ways for people who have a hearing loss.  They are also friendly, supportive and informal, enabling people to share problems […]

Belfast information day

Belfast hearing loss information dayWe were delighted to see so many people turn out for our information day in Belfast last Wednesday (12th September). As part of the Big Lottery Funded Connect Hear Project, we held the event at Strandtown Baptist Church, Belfast, on Wednesday 12th September. The session was well attended with 35 energetic people (40 if we […]

Hearing Hub service to launch this week

Hearing Link's Hearing Hub to test hearing loss technologyHearing Link is delighted to launch our new Hearing Hub service this week, based out of The Grange in Buckinghamshire. From this Friday (14th September), our volunteers will be on hand on the first and third Fridays of each month to offer information and advice on communication and technology that could support hearing loss day-to-day. Our […]

Hearing and sight loss event (London)

Hearing and sight loss eventHead along to the Rippen Centre in Barking, London, for hearing and sight loss event focused on nutrition and wellbeing. Taking place on Wednesday (25th July) the event will host workshops as well as stands from local audiologists, technology and social groups. You can also find out more about employment and benefits, healthy eating 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 […]

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